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Scoliosis X-ray in 6 Year Old: 34° Curve Reduced to 9° with Strauss Method

Scoliosis X-ray in 6 Year Old

Scoliosis, a condition characterized by an abnormal curvature of the spine, is particularly concerning when diagnosed in young children due to the potential for progression during growth spurts. For one family, a routine scoliosis X-ray for their six-year-old daughter, Lily, turned into a challenging journey marked by uncertainty and fear. However, through persistence and exploration … Read more

Degenerative Scoliosis Can Be Successfully Treated!

Degenerative Scoliosis

Degenerative scoliosis, a condition marked by the abnormal curvature of the spine, is often perceived as a debilitating ailment. However, it can be successfully treated with the right approach and persistence. Let’s explore the journey of a patient who managed to live an active, fulfilling life despite having severe scoliosis, emphasizing that treatment and proper … Read more

At What Age Does Scoliosis Stop Progressing?

At what age does scoliosis stop progressing

Scoliosis, a lateral curvature of the spine, is a condition that affects individuals across their lifespan, presenting unique challenges at different stages of life. Dr. Andrew Strauss, a chiropractor specializing in the conservative treatment of scoliosis, sheds light on a fundamental question: At what age does scoliosis stop progressing? Understanding Scoliosis Progression: Insights from Natural … Read more

What is Retrolisthesis or Backward Slippage of the Vertebrae?

What is Retrolisthesis

The human spine is a complex and vital structure that provides support and flexibility to the body. However, various conditions can affect the spine, leading to discomfort and, in some cases, severe pain. One such condition is retrolisthesis, a displacement of the vertebrae that can occur in the lower back or neck. Dr. Andrew Strauss … Read more

Can I do Pilates with Scoliosis?

Can I do Pilates with Scoliosis

Scoliosis, a condition characterized by an abnormal curvature of the spine, often prompts individuals to explore various forms of exercise to manage and alleviate discomfort. One such popular choice is Pilates, renowned for its emphasis on core strength. Dr. Andrew Strauss talks about the ability of doing Pilates with scoliosis, exploring the benefits and considerations … Read more

Can a Chiropractor fix Scoliosis?

Can a Chiropractor fix Scoliosis

One of the most commonly asked questions in the realm of chiropractic care is, “Can a chiropractor fix scoliosis?” This inquiry often arises from a perspective rooted in the traditional image of a chiropractor. However, the landscape of chiropractic practice is vast and diverse, ranging from nutrition-focused practitioners to those specializing in acupuncture or emotional … Read more

5 Scoliosis Curve Types Explained

Scoliosis Curve Types

Scoliosis is a condition characterized by an abnormal curvature of the spine, and understanding the different scoliosis curve types is crucial for effective diagnosis and treatment. In this article, we will delve into five distinct scoliosis curve types, shedding light on their unique characteristics and implications for those affected by this condition. Right Thoracic Scoliosis … Read more

Effective Home Based Scoliosis Exercises

Home Based Scoliosis Exercises

Scoliosis, a condition characterized by an abnormal curvature of the spine, can significantly impact an individual’s quality of life. While medical intervention is sometimes necessary, incorporating home based scoliosis exercises can be an effective complement to professional treatment. Dr. Andrew Strauss will explore the insights on various home-based scoliosis exercises. These exercises are designed to … Read more

What are the 5 Best Exercises for Scoliosis

Best Exercises for Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a condition characterized by an abnormal curvature of the spine, often presenting challenges in posture and movement. While the severity and type of scoliosis may vary from person to person, incorporating specific exercises into a routine can help manage and improve the condition. Dr. Andrew Strauss explores the five best exercises for scoliosis, … Read more