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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 22, 2018

Does a having a short leg cause scoliosis?

Leg length discrepancy, commonly known as a short leg, and medically known as Anisomelia is a condition in which one leg is shorter than the other, resulting in a limping gait and often chronic lower back pain.  In fact, a small leg length discrepancy is not unusual and is frequently treated by spec… Read more »

Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine
November 10, 2018
Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine
October 27, 2018

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 of t… Read more »

Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine
September 30, 2018

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… Read more »

Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine
September 22, 2018

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… Read more »

Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine
September 11, 2018

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… Read more »

Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine
September 3, 2018

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 op… Read more »

Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine
August 21, 2018
Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine
August 11, 2018

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-surg… Read more »

Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine
August 3, 2018
Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine