• curve
  • Should Scoliosis not be monitored in a patient and the curve progresses it could potentially squash other major organs of the body, the result of this could be death, however, it is not common in the west for people to die of Scoliosis anymore as the health care is second to non. (experts123.com)
  • Scoliosis: Ascending the Curve. (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)
  • severity
  • Hi Blessedmom2, Assuming the birth hospital diagnosed the scoliosis in the first place, they should at this stage have recommended the next course of action, as in who you need to see regarding the severity of the scoliosis and the next steps. (dailystrength.org)
  • Management of scoliosis would depend on the severity of the condition. (medhelp.org)
  • degrees
  • I have him home now and he has been doing ok except that we don't have any recommendations as to how to handle his scoliosis (46 degrees). (dailystrength.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)
  • Research Society
  • I would still do as much research as you can, ensure your doc is a member of SRS (Scoliosis Research Society, and keep on top of it. (dailystrength.org)
  • 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 Scoliosis Research Society website serves as an educational resource to patients, and a professional resource for health care providers. (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)
  • For health care professionals, the Scoliosis Research Society website contains educational materials, outcomes questionnaires, meeting schedules, and research opportunities. (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)
  • 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)
  • structural
  • This could be both a case of torticollis and scoliosis, while nerve injuries and skeletal structural defects may need to be considered as well. (medhelp.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)