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Questions & answers about scoliosis in children and adolescents

Questions & answers about scoliosis in children and adolescents

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Published by National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scoliosis in children,
  • Scoliosis

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    Other titlesQuestions and answers about scoliosis in children and adolescents, Scoliosis in children and adolescents
    SeriesNIH publication -- no. 01-4862
    ContributionsNational Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (U.S.), National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 p. ;
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18125993M

    Scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine that usually occurs around the time of the growth spurt before puberty. While there are some diseases like muscular dystrophy and cerebral palsy that can cause scoliosis, in most cases, the cause is “idiopathic” or unknown. Scoliosis is a medical condition in which a person's spine has a sideways curve. The curve is usually "S" or "C" shaped. In some the degree of curve is stable while in others it increases over time. Mild scoliosis does not typically cause problems while Pronunciation: /ˌskoʊliˈoʊsɪs/.

      Questions and Answers About Scoliosis In Children and Adolescents. Spray, Michelle. Growing up with scoliosis: a young girl's story. Greenberg, Doreen & Greenberg, Michael. Fast lane to victory; the story of Jenny Thompson. Yoga with a twist: Elise Browning Miller shares poses for scoliosis in an exclusive interview. OKU: Pediatrics 5 reflects the substantial number of high-quality studies in pediatric orthopaedics, as well as the most recent clinical practice guidelines and appropriate use criteria. This comprehensive multispecialty resource explores the latest advances in pediatric trauma, sports-related injuries, and upper and lower extremity conditions, with a brand-new section on Price: $

    Scoliosis does run in families, and there is a genetic component, but it's not a heritable disease. While having scoliosis does increase the risk that your children will have scoliosis, most people with scoliosis have kids who don't have scoliosis. Scoliosis should never be a .   The Art and Practice of Children's Orthopaedics. New York: Raven Press; Bick EM. Book of Orthopaedics. New York: Hafner Publishing; Negrini S, Zaina F, Romano M, Negrini A, Parzini S. Specific exercises reduce brace prescription in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a prospective controlled cohort study with worst-case analysis.


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Questions & answers about scoliosis in children and adolescents. Bethesda, MD: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health, [] (OCoLC) National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: “Questions and Answers about Scoliosis in Children and Adolescents,” What Is Scoliosis?”, “Preventing Musculoskeletal.

The surgical treatment of scoliosis.: Appendix: Anesthesia in scoliosis / (Springfield, Ill.: Thomas, [©]), by Louis A. Goldstein (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Questions & answers about scoliosis in children and adolescents.

The National Scoliosis Foundation, Inc. and the Scoliosis Association, Inc are two of the largest associations. Pam Douglas is a patient who underwent surgery for Adult Idiopathic Scoliosis. Pam wrote a book “Back To Life” about her experiences. The book is very insightful and honest, and I’d highly recommend it.

scoliosis in adolescents is the most common type. Scoliosis in infants and young children are less common, and. There are a number of possible answers, including kyphosis, scoliosis. Bitan: The most common type of scoliosis, called idiopathic scoliosis, develops in children between the ages of 10 to Idiopathic means there is no known cause.

Most types of scoliosis are more common in girls. Scoliosis can run in families. About 30% percent of teens who develop scoliosis have a family history of the disorder. Allen, Kathy Z., et al. “The Skeletal System.” LifeTexas: Holt Science & Technology, Print.

Holt Science and Technologuy Scoliosis in Children is Complex but Rare. Scoliosis is the most common spinal deformity in school-age children. Approximately 3 million new cases of the condition are diagnosed in the United States each year, with most being adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.

Ab scoliosis surgeries are performed on adolescents annually in the United. Common Questions, Quick Answers on Scoliosis. Pediatrics Common Questions, Quick Answers Scoliosis. Donna D'Alessandro, M.D.

Iowa Health Fact Book ñ Virtual Hospital. Questions Often Asked About Scoliosis. December. (cited August 29). Questions and Answers about Scoliosis in Children and Adolescents.

July. (cited Children with severe scoliosis, a curve greater than 45 degrees, usually need surgery. The most common surgical procedure is a spinal fusion. For this procedure, the surgeon uses metal rods, hooks, screws, and wires to correct the spinal curve and secure the spine in a straight position while the fusion heals and becomes solid.

Scoliosis – a lateral (or sideways) curve of the spine in one or more places – is most frequently seen in children and adolescents. Scoliosis can affect the spine in three sections: the cervical (neck), thoracic (chest region), and lumbar (lower back). No, scoliosis is not contagious.

Scoliosis is the curvature of the spine into an S shape, and is in no way contagious. It is a problem people will form on their own. Idiopathic scoliosis mainly affects infants, young children, and adolescents, but mainly adolescent girls. In younger children, it is sometimes referred to as “infantile scoliosis” or “early onset scoliosis.” This type of scoliosis has no known cause.

A convenient sample of twelve children and adolescents with scoliosis was selected from patients attending follow-up appointments at the Outpatient Scoliosis Clinics of two Greek hospitals. Answer.

Scoliosis is a common condition of a sideways curve of the spine that affects many children and adolescents. You need to schedule a visit with a doctor to discuss the best options in planning for your child's treatment to meet his or her needs.

Scoliosis Clinic in St. Augustine: For over 20 years, Dr. J Hartley has been providing effective scoliosis treatment to children, adolescents, adults and seniors. Hartley is a certified CLEAR Scoliosis doctor and a certified ScoliBrace provider. He is currently available for individual as well as school scoliosis screenings.

Early Onset Scoliosis is the abnormal, side-to-side curve of spine in children under five years old, often including children with congenital scoliosis (present at birth, with spine abnormalities) and infantile scoliosis (birth to 3 years). Questions and Answers about Scoliosis in Children and Adolescents—US National Institute of Arthritis Pronunciation: /ˌskoʊliˈoʊsɪs/.

Lonstein JE. Idiopathic scoliosis. Lonstein JE, Bradford DS, Winter RB, Ogilvie J, eds. Moe's Textbook of Scoliosis and Other Spinal Deformities. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: WB Saunders; Helenius I, Remes V, Lamberg T, Schlenzka D, Poussa M. Long-term health-related quality of life after surgery for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and spondylolisthesis.

Stirling AJ, Howel D, Millner PA, et al. Late-onset idiopathic scoliosis in children six to fourteen years old. A cross-sectional prevalence study.

J Bone Joint Surg Am. Braces for Idiopathic Scoliosis in Adolescents Article Literature Review in Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online) 35(1) June with Reads How we measure 'reads'. The way to deal with your scoliosis depends on how severe the curve of your back is. Treatment may include observation, a brace or surgery.

WebMD tells you what you can expect from each.Obtain a standing height on children greater than 2 to 3 years of age, adolescents, and adults, using a portable stadiometer.

The patient is to be wearing only socks or be bare foot. Have the patient stand with head, shoulder blades, buttocks, and heels touching the wall. The knees are to be straight and feet flat on theFile Size: KB.In addition, scoliosis-specific exercise approaches show effectiveness in many patients.

Certified CLEAR Scoliosis Institute Doctor: For over 20 years, Dr. J Hartley has been providing effective scoliosis treatment to children, adolescents, adults and seniors. Dr. Hartley is a certified CLEAR Scoliosis doctor and he is a certified ScoliBrace.