Curvature of the Spine Problems

Impacts of Curvature of the Spine As a patient suffering from severe curvature of the spine, one of the questions you may ask yourself; “why am I having these problems now despite being aware of my spinal curve at a younger age?” If a curve was detected in your spine...

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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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Cervical Lordosis Treatment

CERVICAL LORDOSIS TREATMENT   What is Cervical Lordosis? Cervical Lordosis refers to the natural curve of the spine in the neck, known as the cervical spine. From top to bottom, a healthy spine forms an “S” shape, with a healthy cervical spine forming a gentle...

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Mild Scoliosis

Mild Scoliosis  In general, scoliosis cases fall into one of three categories: mild, moderate, and severe. Mild scoliosis is by far the most common form of the condition, affecting as much as 50% of the population. This form of Scoliosis often occurs in young,...

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