Tag Archives: spinal curvature

Do You Need a Scoliosis Brace?

Do you need a scoliosis brace?  No?  Maybe one of your kids does.  And before you discount this idea, you really should consider a brace, particularly if scoliosis runs in your family. Scoliosis Bracing and Your Kids Since you love your children, you want the best for them. Our kids’ health is very important to […]

Defining Scoliosis and Scoliosis Treatment Options (Contd.)

Scoliosis is treated according to the results of a spinal exam. How is Scoliosis Diagnosed? How is scoliosis diagnosed?  The condition is diagnosed through physical examination and special maneuvers such as the forward bend test and other exercises which measure leg strength and balance. Imaging tests, such as X-ray and CT Scan, may also be […]

Don’t Be Scared of Scoliosis

Don’t be scared of scoliosis, or more accurately, don’t be scared of having to get a scoliosis brace.  It isn’t as bad as you might think… Your Scoliosis Brace Before you get fitted for a scoliosis brace, know that scoliosis is a spinal curvature that is lateral, making the spine take an “S”  shape.  A […]