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Welcome to the UK Scoliosis Clinic blog. We regularly post new articles covering the latest developments in Scoliosis research and treatment. Be sure to check back regularly for new content!

November 5, 2020

COVID Update (WE ARE OPEN)

Dear Clients, I just wanted to quickly update you on arrangements at The UK Scoliosis Clinic given that a new national lockdown has now been announced. While it’s devastating for all of us, were back in lockdown – thankfully, businesses who cannot work remotely are allowed to remain open and we will… Read more »

Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine
July 8, 2020

Do Boys Get Scoliosis?

Do boys get scoliosis? It’s a good question – and it’s one which we don’t hear people ask enough. While it’s certainly true that the majority of scoliosis cases which you’ll hear about in the news are females – and if you know someone with scoliosis, they’re more likely to be female, Males, can, and… Read more »

Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine
June 30, 2020

I Have Back Pain… Is it Scoliosis?

Back pain is probably the single most troublesome and common condition for people to suffer from today – our changing lifestyles as well as more time spent at a desk (or a home desk.. perhaps even worse) mean that BUPA now estimates that a many as 2 in 3 of us will suffer from back pain in our lives… Read more »

Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine
June 17, 2020

COVID-19 and Scoliosis – What you need to know

As we all know, COVID-19 seems, for the most part, seems to have a more significant impact on those with pre-existing health conditions. Sadly, many fit, healthy younger people have died from the virus, but it’s clear that those with health complications or who are simply a little older are dispropo… Read more »

Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine
June 9, 2020

What is scoliosis anyway?

As you may – or may well, or well not ­– be aware, June is Scoliosis awareness month. Since so many of us are working from home, or simply having to take a break from normal life at the moment, you may well have noticed some talk about this online, so, what is Scoliosis, and why should be you be awa… Read more »

Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine
May 20, 2020

Online consultations now available!

Get answers on Scoliosis- Fast, and from home. If you have concerns about Scoliosis, perhaps after a screening or worry that you or a loved one may be developing Scoliosis, help form the UK Scoliosis Clinic is on hand when you need it. If you are unable to visit the clinic in person or want to get a… Read more »

Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine
May 14, 2020

Does scoliosis always get worse?

One of the first questions which many people ask when they are diagnosed with scoliosis is “will it get worse?” There’s also a lot of misconceptions around this issue to deal with. It’s true that some scoliosis cases do simply stop developing – but despite what you might read on the internet, this i… Read more »

Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine
May 1, 2020

Telehealth consultations – Now available!

The COVID-19 Crisis sweeping the world is making everyday life hard for all of us. While there are many issues which can be put “on the back burner” a scoliosis consultation should not be one of these. For patients at a high risk of progression – for example, those between 10 and 18 – scoliosis can… Read more »

Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine
May 1, 2020

Scoliosis and Kyphosis, what’s the difference?

Given our name being the UK Scoliosis clinic you would expect or focus to be on the non-surgical treatment of scoliosis, however, we also work with many patients suffering from another common spinal condition – Kyphosis. But what’s the difference between Scoliosis and Kyphosis?   Kyphosis Kypho… Read more »

Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine
April 11, 2020

5 scoliosis facts that may shock you!

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, or if you have an interest in scoliosis, you will certainly have noticed some themes which come up again and again. Even a quick browse through the recent research in the field, demonstrates that the main areas of interest are fairly constant – adolescen… Read more »

Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine