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!
When many people discover they have scoliosis (or when parents discover their child has scoliosis) one of the first things they ask is often “do I need to give up X sport”. There is a great deal of misinformation around scoliosis and sport, perhaps this is mainly because there is a perception that s… Read more »
Scoliosis can make exercise more difficult Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is by far the most common cause of spinal deviation; it comprises about 80% of all idiopathic vertebral deformities and affects 2%–4% of adolescents. The exact cause of AIS is still being investigated, but scientists… Read more »
The view! The idea of traveling to Dubrovnik, Croatia, made it a very easy decision to attend this years SOSORT conference. As expected it turned out to be a very beautiful venue with amazing views and sunsets while at the same time I was able to be updated with the latest knowledge and developments… Read more »
Note: This is an updated version of an article which we originally posted here. Scoliosis is a complex 3 dimensional condition that results in bending of the spine to one side, a rotation to the front or back and a straightening of the spine in the side view. The most common scoliosis in adolescence… Read more »
Learning about scoliosis for the first time can be an uphill struggle, especially if you, or someone you love has just been diagnosed. There are lots of approaches out there – so how do you know which one is best? At the UK scoliosis clinic, we believe we’re better positioned to help you beat scoli… Read more »
Does participation in ballet dancing increase your risk of scoliosis? A growing body of research seems to suggest that this might well be true. To non-dancers, the link might seem an odd one – but if you are a dancer you probably know someone with scoliosis, or you might even have it yourself. Now,… Read more »