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Parents’ Roles in Helping Their Children with Scoliosis

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Parents can find it overwhelming if their child is diagnosed with scoliosis. Both Mom and Dad may experience stress. And, they may have a hard time coping with emotional and financial problems. If you have a child with scoliosis, it is important to handle the situation with care. What Is Scoliosis? Scoliosis ...
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5 Surprising Facts About Adult Scoliosis

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You may have more options and control than you think You may have more power over adult scoliosis than you think. Doctors can offer you various treatment options, and there are things you can do to help yourself. Here are five things you might be surprised to hear about adult scoliosis. Surprise ...
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A Prospective Cohort Study of Scoliosis Patients with 40° and More Treated with a Gensingen Brace (GBW): Preliminary Results.

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Abstract INTRODUCTION: There is a growing resistance from patients and their families to spinal fusion surgery for scoliosis. Due to inconclusive evidence that surgery has a long-term effect on scoliosis and/or improves the quality of life for patients with scoliosis, there is a need to extend the conservative perspective of treatment to ...
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Choosing the Right Exercises for Scoliosis

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Carefully tailored exercise program can improve strength, function, and endurance. I work with many clients and some of them are suffering from scoliosis which is an abnormal lateral curvature of the spine. If you look at the back of a person having scoliosis, you'll notice that their spine curves to one ...
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Scientists Identify First Gene Linked to Scoliosis

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Physicians have recognized scoliosis, the abnormal curvature of the spine, since the time of Hippocrates, but its causes have remained a mystery — until now. For the first time, researchers have discovered a gene that underlies the condition, which affects about 3 percent of all children. The new finding lays the ...
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Learn More About Thoracic Hyperkyphosis

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Thoracic hyperkyphosis or hunchback is a condition that makes the upper or the thoracic spine of a person to curve forward. It causes the patient to slouch unusually and it may affect people of all ages. The reasons for thoracic hyperkyphosis however may vary from person to person. We all have ...
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Diagnosis of Scoliosis in Children

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Scoliosis, which is a common spinal deformity, generally affects the normal spinal development in a child. Every year, nearly 3 million new cases of Scoliosis are diagnosed. This biomechanical deformity is usually observed in children when they are 10 to 15 years old. Most have unknown causes, involving hereditary factors ...
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Scoliosis and What to Look for In Your Child

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Scoliosis, a condition you don’t often hear about is the reason behind your child's doctor is checking their back. Scoliosis and What You Need to Know • Scoliosis is a spinal deformity, a sideways curvature that can occur in both males and females. The curve may be an S curve or ...
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Does Ballet Increase Your Risk of Scoliosis?

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As a dancer, you probably know someone with scoliosis or, if you're like me, you might even have it yourself. What you may not know is that certain lifestyle factors can increase your likelihood of developing the condition, and according to a recent study published in The Journal of Bone and ...
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What Life is Like Wearing a Scoliosis Brace

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Imagine feeling restricted, all day and all night, and not being able bend down. That is what wearing a scoliosis brace feels like. Scoliosis is the abnormal curving of the spine. It not only affects your spine, but it also puts a physical strain on your body. This can include your ...
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Quel est le meilleur matelas en cas de scoliose ?

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*Update 2016: This article was written before the Gensingen Brace which is the only brace he recommends. Scoliosis is known by the curvature of a person’s spine. Scoliosis can be discovered at birth, while in the womb the bones of the spine fail to form properly or the ribs fuse ...
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Expert de scoliose, le docteur Kevin Lu sur la gestation de bien faire de l’épine

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Sometimes the remedy can be worse than the disease. It is about a ten-hour surgery in which they open you up on your side and on your back. In my particular surgery they would put three rods in my back and hold them together with five screws. In order to help ...
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L’épigénétique et la scoliose : Arrêtez d’accuser vos gènes !

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Scoliosis is something that can attack a sufferer on two fronts. Firstly, it can cause great pain and discomfort in the sufferer, especially if it affects them from a young age. This can mean also that some sufferers spend a lot of time on medication and even in bed due ...
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Wonders of Kefir for Scoliosis Sufferers

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There are many great foods and other substances in history, but every now and then one comes along that actually proves to be directly beneficial to someone who is suffering as regards a medical condition. Often this 'wonder food' is picked up by the media and converted into something that ...
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Douleurs post-opératoires inexpliquées dans les cas de scoliose des adolescents

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Natto has been something that the many, many years ago, when the Samurai roamed feudal Japan, they got many things wrong. A warlike and brutal enemy, the Samurai would often kill and pillage hundreds in their professional lifetime. They still had to maintain the lifestyle though, and without the processed ...
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Une alternative au traitement de la scoliose qui semblerait trop idéale pour être sérieuse est souvent une escroquerie

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One common misconception for the people with the back conditions like scoliosis is they must avoid any kind of physical activity. In reality, some exercises will help to relieve this pain linked with the condition and that is characterized by abnormal and sideways curve in spine. Scoliosis patients must avoid ...
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Comment construire des os solides sans prendre de calcium et de vitamine D ?

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The three medically-sanctioned methods of scoliosis treatment - observation, bracing, and surgery - have been around for decades, and a great deal of research has been done on the risks & benefits of each option. However, the general conclusion of this research suggests that a new paradigm is desperately needed, ...
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Nouvelles recommandations du groupe de travail : faut-il cesser de prendre des suppléments de calcium ?

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A look at the unique 3-step approach to treat scoliosis from a holistic approach by Dr. Kevin Lau D.C. In an age when scoliosis is being viewed as much more than a mere spine curvature, a holistic view offers the essential dictates of diet and exercise to form a non-invasive and ...
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Des associations médicales s’opposent aux restrictions sur les protocoles neuro-chirurgicaux

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Apple’s App Store offers some of the most amazing applications in the market. People download application almost in every category. Moreover, there have been so many innovations in the recent years that it is very difficult to choose which application is the best. Everyone has their own top 10 list ...
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Une étude sur le dépistage de la scoliose valide l’utilisation de l’iPhone

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In a new study published in the European Spine Journal, researchers wanted to see if hormone deficiencies were a triggering event for adult degenerative scoliosis, a condition that commonly occurs in postmenopausal women. It is thought that menopausal hormone changes affect bone density, which sets off a cascade of events ...
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L’hormonothérapie de substitution prévient-elle la scoliose de l’adulte ?

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Use of the iPhone for Cobb angle measurement in scoliosis. Shaw M, Adam CJ, Izatt MT, Licina P, Askin GN. Source Paediatric Spine Research Group, Queensland University of Technology and Mater Health Services, Brisbane, Australia. Abstract PURPOSE: The Cobb technique is the universally accepted method for measuring the severity of spinal deformities. Traditionally, Cobb angles ...
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Les exercices à éviter quand vous souffrez de scoliose

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Women have been told for years that if they don't take calcium supplements religiously, they're putting themselves at risk of crippling hip fractures in old age. Now the word from a major government panel: Why bother? There's no evidence that taking calcium supplements reduces the risk of fractures for most ...
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Les miracles du Kéfir pour les personnes qui souffrent de scoliose

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*Update 2016: This article was written before the Gensingen Brace which is the only brace he recommends. The most recent statistics reveal that the United States has the highest number of deaths caused by scoliosis in the world (245) followed by Spain and Germany (both with 44 deaths). Putting each ...
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Le nattô l'aliment miracle pour la scoliose

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One of the important strategies for healthy bones is to eat the right kind of foods. A diet full of processed foods will produce biochemical and metabolic conditions in your body that will decrease your bone density, so avoiding processed foods is definitely the first step in the right direction. Eating ...
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La scoliose: les dangers de l'intervention chirurgicale de la colonne vertébrale

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Alternative scoliosis treatment options vary greatly and can offer promising results but buyers beware. Websites that offer exciting new methods of treating scoliosis demonstrating results that seem too good to be true are often scams. The best way to discover whether or not a website offering alternative scoliosis treatment which ...
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Une intervention chirurgicale de la scoliose : cela en vaut-elle la peine ?

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Unexplained pain after the six-month postoperative period occurs in 7% of patients undergoing surgery for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS), according to a study published in the Oct. 1 issue of Spine. Tracey P. Bastrom, from Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego, and colleagues reviewed data from a prospective registry to identify ...
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Quelle est l'efficacité des corsets de correction de la scoliose ?

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The quality of web-based information on scoliosis is poor, according to a study published in the Aug. 15 issue of Spine. Shaun Wellburn, from Teesside University in Middlesbrough, U.K., and colleagues evaluated seven websites for scoliosis-related content. Three reviewers used DISCERN, a validated information assessment tool, to evaluate the sites. Websites ...
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Votre enfant et l'auto-diagnostic de la scoliose

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The spine has an important role in our body. It supports the head and trunk and enables us maintain our upright posture. It also provides protection for the main pathway of the nervous system of the body, the spinal cord. Ideally the spine should be straight when it is viewed ...
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