5 Surprising Facts about Adolescent Scoliosis

5 Surprising Facts about Adolescent Scoliosis

1. Scoliosis Curve Progression is Correlated with the Rate of Growth The faster you grow, the faster the scoliosis curve size can worsen. Early diagnosis of scoliosis is essential in getting a handle on the curve before it progresses into surgical range. It’s important to note that while early diagnosis is critical, so is frequent monitoring from then on. More often than not, an adolescent will be diagnosed early on

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What to Expect with Spinal Fusion Surgery

What to Expect with Spinal Fusion Surgery

Scoliosis surgery is often recommended when the scoliosis Cobb angle reaches or exceeds 40 degrees. The most common and widely prescribed surgery is spinal fusion surgery. As tempting as it might be, it is important to remember that there is no quick fix for scoliosis, surgically or non-surgically. What is Spinal Fusion Surgery? Spinal fusion surgery is the most invasive scoliosis treatment of all of the options available. It entails

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Can Scoliosis Be Cured Without Surgery?

Can Scoliosis Be Cured Without Surgery?

Many cases of idiopathic scoliosis can be cured without surgery.  Since scoliosis is defined as a lateral deviation of the spine exceeding 10 degrees, a cure is considered to be any treatment that is able to reduce scoliosis to under 10 degrees.  Key factors in the curability of scoliosis are the size of the curve and the effectiveness of the treatment.  When utilizing the Silicon Valley Scoliosis Method, smaller curves

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Avoiding Scoliosis Surgery

Avoiding Scoliosis Surgery

At Scoliosis Care Centers by Janzen and Janzen Chiropractic, we understand that scoliosis surgery is a lifelong and life-changing decision. That's why we make it our mission to treat scoliosis with a non-surgical and non-invasive methodology. Listen to what our current and past patients have to say. Watch the full video here: Avoiding Scoliosis Surgery, or read the transcribed version below. [Carole] My parents didn't know anything about scoliosis. And

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