• Bracing
  • During the past several decades, a large variety of bracing devices have been developed for the treatment of scoliosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Furthermore, as an organization dedicated to the study and treatment of spinal deformity, the SRS periodically releases position statements and holds symposia on various topics of interest, such as bracing, intraoperative neuromonitoring, and school scoliosis screening. (wikipedia.org)
  • progression
  • Stopping the progression of the scoliosis can prevent the loss of function in many activities of daily living by maintaining range of motion, preventing deformity of the rib cage, and reducing pain during activities such as bending or lifting. (wikipedia.org)
  • less than 20
  • Because scoliotic people have higher joint laxity compared to non-scoliotic people, they are drawn toward gymnastics but the practice of gymnastics for less than 20 hours training per week does not cause scoliosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • muscles
  • Scoliosis impedes on the movement of the ribs, places the respiratory muscles at a mechanical disadvantage and displaces the various organs of the thoracic cavity. (wikipedia.org)
  • abnormalities
  • The geometry and location of the abnormalities determine the rate at which the scoliosis progresses in magnitude as the child grows. (aans.org)
  • hips
  • A scoliosis brace is a stiff plastic jacket that fits around the torso, from underneath the arms down to the hips. (kidshealth.org)
  • health care
  • If you think you have scoliosis, make an appointment with your health care provider. (kidshealth.org)
  • The Foundation publishes a brochure which presents facts about scoliosis and kyphosis and illustrates screening techniques for both conditions, and supplies material packets to parents of patients, adults with scoliosis and health care professionals. (healthfinder.gov)
  • The Scoliosis Research Society website serves as an educational resource to patients, and a professional resource for health care providers. (wikipedia.org)
  • For health care professionals, the Scoliosis Research Society website contains educational materials, outcomes questionnaires, meeting schedules, and research opportunities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research Society
  • Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) is a non-profit, professional, international organization, made up of physicians and allied health personnel, whose purpose is to "care for those with spinal deformity throughout life by patient care, education, research and patient advocacy. (wikipedia.org)
  • The "Find a Specialist" section offers patients access to the entire list of members of the Scoliosis Research Society, as well as their practice locations, contact information, and areas of expertise. (wikipedia.org)
  • A prospective, controlled study based on data from the Brace Study of the Scoliosis Research Society, J Bone Joint Surg Am 77: 815-822, 1995. (wikipedia.org)
  • Scoliosis Research Society, September 1992. (wikipedia.org)