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Low Back Pain and Scoliosis

Is My Low Back Pain a Symptom of My Scoliosis? According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), low back pain is one of the most common reasons for a trip to the doctor. A quick search for “low back pain” on PubMed.gov yields 29,022

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Scoliosis Progression

Can the Likelihood of Your Child’s Scoliosis Progressing be Predicted? A new study (ahead of publication) looks at determining the risk of progression for adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis during the peak of their growth. Researchers did this by evaluating curve size in relationship to

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Scoliosis Assessment – The ScoliScore Test

ScoliScore No Longer Available – What became of the  Genetic Test? ScoliScore AIS Prognostic Test was a genetic test, which analyzed the DNA of patients who are diagnosed with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. The test was purported to show the likelihood

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What causes scoliosis?- Scoliosis and Hormones

NEW Study Seeks Connection Between Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) and Puberty Scoliosis (spinal curvature) in adolescents is one of the most frequent forms of postural distortion and it occurs predominately in pubescent girls. The authors theorize that because of this, one of the

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Scoliosis Screenings in Schools

School Screening for Scoliosis Valuable or a HUGE waste of resources? If scoliosis screening in school is ineffective, unreliable, has no real impact on the treatment or ultimate patient outcomes…. why are over half our states still wasting time and

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