Scientific studies have found good predictors of scoliosis progression risk. Calculate your progression risk using this free calculator based on science.
Skeletal age and bone age can be estimated by a variety of methods including Risser sign. But how does it relate to scoliosis and scoliosis progression?
Scoliosis Treatment for Children and Adolescents Written and reviewed for scientific and factual accuracy by Dr. Austin Jelcick, PhD and Dr. Matthew Janzen, DC. Last reviewed/edited on February 14, 2022. First published May 8, 2019. Scoliosis can be effectively treated in kids and teens without surgery; no curve should be ignored regardless of its size. Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis worsens rapidly …
Early Detection of Scoliosis Written and reviewed for scientific and factual accuracy by Dr. Austin Jelcick, PhD and Dr. Matthew Janzen, DC. Last reviewed/edited on October 29, 2020. First published December 5, 2018. Scoliosis Care Centers has a 100% success rate when treating a scoliosis curve before it progresses beyond 25 degrees. This means that if you begin treatment before the spinal …
Accurate scoliosis information can be hard to find. Learn about the cause of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis and 5 surprising scoliosis facts.
Choosing a scoliosis treatment provider is difficult. What types of scoliosis exist? How is my curve measured? What bracing and treatment options do I have?
Scoliosis and Kyphosis both refer to a curvature of the spine, but there are some key differences that differentiate them. Learn the differences and more.
Can chiropractic help scoliosis? Chiropractors can both help scoliosis and make it worse. Learn to recognize the signs of good versus bad treatment.
Does Scoliosis Surgery Hurt? Written and reviewed for scientific and factual accuracy by Dr. Austin Jelcick, PhD and Dr. Matthew Janzen, DC. Last reviewed/edited on February 27, 2020. First published August 29, 2018. Many patients with scoliosis who are considering ask the question does scoliosis surgery hurt? What levels of pain are to be expected with spinal fusion …
Spinal fusion surgery can reduce curves but can have long term side effects & complications. Learn what to expect & effective alternatives to surgery.