scoliosis back pain

Scoliosis Back Pain and Exercise: 7 Things You Should Know

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Although a myth has persisted for many years that there isn’t a link between a curved spine and pain, doctors now recognize that scoliosis does, in fact, increase the chance of back pain in youth and adults. While it may seem counter-intuitive, exercising can actually help reduce and manage scoliosis back pain rather than make…

is scoliosis hereditary

Is Scoliosis Hereditary?

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If you’ve been diagnosed with scoliosis, it’s not uncommon for you to be asked if you have other family members who also have it. You might assume that, since scoliosis runs in families, it’s passed down through genes. But is scoliosis hereditary? If you’re a parent, you should know that the genetic factors involved in…

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Qualifying for Social Security Disability for Scoliosis

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The following information was provided by Deanna Power, Community Outreach Manager for Social Security Disability Help, a resource whose aim is to assist people at all stages of the Social Security Disability application process, from initially applying, to keeping benefits after being approved. It is not affiliated with the Social Security Administration.

Cervical Lordosis

Understanding Your Spine: Cervical Lordosis

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Protect your neck. We’ve heard that phrase refer to how essential – and indispensable – your neck is to your overall health.  Your neck is the bridge connecting your brain to your body; good health depends upon the signals from your brain getting through to your organs.

Degenerative Scoliosis

Degenerative Scoliosis

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Scoliosis is most commonly seen as a disease found in children and adolescents, but degenerative scoliosis is prevalent in older adults as well. Unlike adolescent scoliosis, there is a known cause for degenerative scoliosis in adults.