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Scoliosis Prevention – Blood Test to Predict Scoliosis

Canadian Doctor Making Great Strides in Predicting Scoliosis Dr Alain Moreau and his research team in Quebec are actively developing the world’s first Scoliosis Blood Test. This test is made up of two tests: 1. Functional Scoliosis Test Their team

Posted in About Scoliosis, Adolescent Scoliosis, Adult Scoliosis, Non Surgical / Non Bracing Scoliosis Treatment, Scoliosis Research, Awareness & News

Treatment for Mild Scoliosis in Teenagers

More Research Indicating Early Treatment for Mild Scoliosis is Beneficial Between 1991 and 1992 the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) recruited over 14,000 expectant mothers in South-West England. Researchers then followed up with the children of these mothers

Posted in Adolescent Scoliosis, Non Surgical / Non Bracing Scoliosis Treatment, Scoliosis Research, Awareness & News

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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Dr Strauss Advanced Scoliosis Training Canada

Dr Strauss attended an advanced Scoliosis Training in Canada The Society on Scoliosis Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Treatment (SOSORT) was founded in 2004, and brings together scientists and clinicians focused on the conservative treatment of spinal deformities. The International Research Society

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Adolescent Scoliosis Revision Surgery

How Common is Adolescent Scoliosis Revision Surgery? A study published last month in Spine (a peer-reviewed medical journal) outlined the risks for re-operation and revision surgeries after Idiopathic Scoliosis Surgery. The study looked at 1,435 patients from 12 different hospitals

Posted in Scoliosis Research, Awareness & News, Scoliosis Surgery