Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis – What is it?

February 24, 2020 - by admin - in Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis, Schroth Physiotherapy for Scoliosis

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By Rosemary Marchese, Physiotherapist (Schroth and SEAS methods for Scoliosis) Having your child diagnosed with Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis (JIS) can be confronting. Well, that is a common term that I have heard used by parents in this situation. JIS is an abnormal curvature of the spine which occurs in children aged between 3 and 9

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Why are so many children with Scoliosis ‘missed’?

February 13, 2020 - by admin - in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, Bracing, Schroth Physiotherapy for Scoliosis, Scoliosis, Scoliosis and Exercise, Scoliosis School Screening

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Why are so many children with Scoliosis ‘missed’? By Rosemary Marchese (Physiotherapist, Schroth and SEAS methods for Scoliosis) In my daily encounters with scoliosis patients, rarely is there a day without frustration. Not frustration because the children don’t work hard. Most of them work so hard! Committing to Schroth and other scoliosis specific physiotherapy is

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5 Must Know Facts About Adult Scoliosis

January 12, 2020 - by admin - in Adult Scoliosis, Schroth Physiotherapy for Scoliosis, Scoliosis, Scoliosis and Back Pain, Scoliosis and Exercise

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Adults can have scoliosis. Sometimes they had adolescent idiopathic scoliosis or juvenile idiopathic scoliosis. This can be stable or progress as an adult, depending on many factors (to be discussed shortly). Adults can also have degeneration and a degenerative scoliosis may exist. I have seen many adults with scoliosis and for some of them, the

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5 Things You Should Know About Scoliosis

January 11, 2020 - by admin - in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, Scoliosis, Scoliosis and Exercise

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5 Things You Should Know About Idiopathic Scoliosis  By Rosemary Marchese (Physiotherapist) Scoliosis is a condition that occurs in the spine, causing lateral deviation and rotation. It can be more common than you might realise, at times affecting 2-4% of the adolescent population. Adolescence is often the time scoliosis is most noticeable. This is because

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The Natural History of Scoliosis

January 06, 2020 - by admin - in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, Scoliosis, Scoliosis and Back Pain, Scoliosis and the Mind

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The Natural History of Scoliosis What happens to children with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS)? By Rosemary Marchese (Physiotherapist – Scoliosis Schroth and SEAS methods ) Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) affects approximately 2% to 3% of the population. Many of these children will not have curves that progress beyond 20 degrees. So what happens to patients

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What Happened to Scoliosis School Screening?

September 18, 2019 - by admin - in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, Scoliosis, Scoliosis School Screening

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Should Scoliosis School Screening Come Back? By Rosemary Marchese, Physiotherapist (Schroth and SEAS methods) Why did Scoliosis School Screening Stop? Scoliosis screening in schools was something all year 7 girls did when I was in school. None of us knew what scoliosis even was. But we all lined up, bent over and were told yes

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Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) and Conservative Therapy – Does it Work?

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Exercise and Bracing for Scoliosis By Rosemary Marchese, Physiotherapist (Schroth and SEAS methods) Scoliosis management has often involved a ‘wait and see’ approach. This is ‘wait and see’ if the scoliosis gets worse. And then what? Well, if the scoliosis curve gets large enough, surgery can be offered as a treatment approach. Surgery may be

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Where to Start When Your Child Gets Diagnosed with Scoliosis?

August 21, 2019 - by admin - in Bracing, Schroth Physiotherapy for Scoliosis, Scoliosis, Scoliosis and the Mind

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Where to Start When Your Child Gets Diagnosed with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis or Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis? When your child gets diagnosed with Scoliosis it can be overwhelming. There is a lot of information to gather and process. Knowing where to start can be tricky. Researchers know that untreated adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) can cause significant

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