Blog

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!

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
July 27, 2018

Scoliosis bracing is becoming more effective

For some time now, scoliosis clinicians have broadly accepted the view that scoliosis bracing is an effective way to halt the progression of scoliosis, and (with the use of the correct brace) is also an effective way to reduce the curve. The outlook for bracing was not always a positive as it is tod… Read more »

Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine
July 23, 2018

Catch scoliosis early, and don’t “wait and see”!

Catching scoliosis early with screening, and then taking appropriate action to stabilise and correct the cobb angle is the key to a successful outcome. Our message today, to parents in particular, is to have your children screened regularly and act on any concerns you may have. Unfortunately, many m… Read more »

Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine
July 13, 2018
Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine
July 9, 2018
Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine
June 18, 2018

June is Scoliosis awareness month

Scoliosis is a serious condition which can cause discomfort, disability and eventually require major surgery if left untreated. Catching scoliosis early makes it much easier to treat, so this week please take a moment to read this quick primer on scoliosis and pass it on to those you care about.… Read more »

Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine
June 13, 2018
Paul Irvine
A research update by Dr Paul Irvine