Scoliosis Arthritis

Can Scoliosis Cause Arthritis? Scoliosis, a spinal condition, involves an abnormal curvature of the spine -- most often first diagnosed in childhood or adolescence. It can range from a mild curve to a severe disabling one causing several complications.  Scoliosis can...

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Epidural Injections

Epidural Injections   What are Epidural Injections and How Long do they last?   Back pain moves through the leg, thereby stopping one’s activities, sleep, and quality of life. If you experience back pain, there’s a high chance that you are searching for relief through...

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Scoliosis Pain

Scoliosis Pain A majority of the population experiences back pain in one form or another. It is a very common problem and those with scoliosis are often the recipients of back pain. Some people with scoliosis don’t have pain or it is not a major issue. However, for...

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How to Sleep with Sciatica

How To Sleep With Sciatica Want to know how to get a good night’s sleep with sciatica? Then read along. Apart from disrupting daily activities like bending over and sitting, sciatica can also make it difficult for you to sleep at night. A study even mentioned insomnia...

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Early Onset Scoliosis

Early Onset Scoliosis Early Onset Scoliosis (EOS) is a form of spinal deformity in which a child’s spine (below 10 years of age) curves sideways. Over 100,000 children in the United States are found with this condition every year. Most of these children are diagnosed...

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Heavy Backpacks and Children

Does Carrying A Heavy Backpack or Bag Make the Curve Worse? A backpack is essential in every child’s life. Since children carry heavy devices and books to school, an increasing number of children suffer from back problems that get so worse that they cannot be...

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Spine and Back Pain

Spine and Back Pain Spine and back pain can cause excruciating pain and about 80% of people experience back pain at least once in their lifetime. Also, the pain can become debilitating, causing problems with daily activities and sleeping. At Southwest Scoliosis...

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Travel for Scoliosis Care

Why Travel For The Best Scoliosis and Spine Care? Are you a scoliosis patient? Or do you have a friend, parent, or relative with scoliosis? Sadly, Scoliosis can disrupt lives and prevent those with the condition from performing certain day-to-day activities. Whether...

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After Spinal Fusion Surgery

WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER SPINAL FUSION SURGERY For those suffering from chronic pain due to scoliosis or other spine conditions, spinal fusion surgery can be a life-changing procedure. Success rates for spinal fusion surgery are high (70-90%), and most patients feel...

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The Tether

THE TETHER - VERTEBRAL BODY TETHERING SYSTEM   This blog provides the details of how a Tethering System helps pediatric scoliosis patients. For children with a scoliosis condition, their parents should talk to their orthopedic doctor. And, their doctor should tell...

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