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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!

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 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
February 4, 2020
Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine
January 8, 2020

Wait and see, wait for treatment, wait for surgery…

The UK Scoliosis clinic blog isn’t a political platform, but it’s clear for anyone in the UK to see that in many areas, NHS waiting times are a real problem. What’s perhaps even more of a problem are waiting times to see specialists (and therefore the time to access proactive treatment)  – or indeed… Read more »

Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine
November 29, 2019
Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine
November 16, 2019

Is scoliosis a risk factor for mental health?

Like all reputable clinics, the UK scoliosis clinic focuses the majority of its time and effort on providing the best possible treatment for scoliosis cases. For the most part, this means keeping up with the latest research, bracing and exercise based techniques which can assist in controlling and r… Read more »

Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine
October 24, 2019
Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine