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Adult Scoliosis Treatment – Is it too late for me to be treated for scoliosis?

Is it too late to be treated for scoliosis? When people think of scoliosis they think of children and teens with crooked backs when in reality many adults suffer from scoliosis. The popular medical approach to scoliosis treatment is to

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Scoliosis and Osteoporosis

Scoliosis and Osteoporosis A concern with degenerative or adult-onset scoliosis is how it is affected by osteoporosis. Osteoporosis and scoliosis are related because they are both conditions which affect the spine. Osteoporosis is a disease that affects the density or

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Scoliosis in Elderly – Adult-Onset Scoliosis

Adult-Onset Scoliosis In the average person’s mind, scoliosis is associated with children and adolescents and the prevalence of scoliosis amongst adolescents is 4%. Surprisingly, in adults in general, scoliosis is over 20%. It increases to 40% in adults over age

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Pregnancy and Scoliosis

  Pregnancy and Idiopathic Scoliosis Since idiopathic scoliosis is common in girls there are concerns about the effects it may have on pregnancy or becoming pregnant. Over the past 40 years, several studies have been conducted with hundreds of women

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Scoliosis Pain Relief – Scoliosis and Hip Pain

Scoliosis Hip Pain One of the defining signs of scoliosis is having one hip that appears higher than the other. This can lead to pain when walking or standing for long periods of time. Pain is often at the apex of the

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