Can yoga treat scoliosis?

While the main non-surgical methods for treating scoliosis are bracing or scoliosis specific exercise, there are also a wide variety of complimentary therapies which can also be useful as part of a broader treatment program. One popular approach is Yoga. Yoga for scoliosis is a field which is being investigated, and there are some yoga… Read more »

There’s an app for that – why technology can’t replace clinicians just yet!

A number of the conditions we treat here at the clinic (but most commonly Scoliosis and Kyphosis) are often treated at least in part with an exercise program. In some cases, the exercise program might be a primary line of treatment, whereas in other instances it is used as a support mechanism. Here at the… Read more »

The UK Scoliosis Clinic is in this week’s OK magazine

If you pick up a copy of OK magazine this week you’ll find some great info form our own Dr Paul Irvine in the health section. We’re really excited to be getting this message out about scoliosis and how to spot it, since early detection makes such a huge difference.  This week, let’s review some… Read more »

Scoliosis FAQ with Dr Paul Irvine

This week, we take some of the most frequently asked questions we have here at the clinic and put them to our founder, Dr Paul Irvine. While these quick FAQ’s are a good starting point, please keep in mind that scoliosis is a complex, 3D condition which requires a personal treatment plan designed by a… Read more »

Will scoliosis go away on its own?

When you or a loved one are first diagnosed with scoliosis its natural for your first thoughts to be about the best treatment available – and perhaps whether treatment is even necessary. Indeed, many medical professionals today still believe that a “wait and see” approach is the best way forward in most scoliosis cases. Despite… Read more »

My child has Scoliosis: Top 10 things to do right away

  If you have recently discovered that your child has scoliosis, or you suspect that scoliosis might be an issue it can often be a stressful and confusing time. There is a great deal of new information to consider and often it can seem there simply isn’t enough time. To help out with this, here’s… Read more »

Does scoliosis cause back pain? Research update

For some time, it has been thought that adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) does not necessarily cause back pain – however research is now beginning to indicate that in fact, scoliosis does most likely cause pain especially in patients with larger curves.   Scoliosis and back pain, current opinion For some time, it has been suggested… Read more »

Scoliosis specific exercise prevents loss of correction after bracing

When we think about scoliosis treatment we tend to focus on there here and now – normally this means concentrating on getting the correct diagnosis and making sure the right treatment program is put in place. What’s often less discussed however, are plans for going forward after you have completed your treatment.  This is especially… Read more »

Why choose ScoliBrace?

When thinking about the right scoliosis treatment there are many options to consider. This is what you would expect since scoliosis itself is a complex and often highly variable condition which requires a treatment plan specifically designed for each patient. The two main approaches used in non-surgical scoliosis treatment are scoliosis specific exercise methodologies and… Read more »