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Scoliosis Support Treatment Pain Relief - View our website at http://www.scoliosisnutty.com

Scoliosis is a common orthopaedic condition affecting spinal alignment, growth, and function. A wide variety of conditions, many of which affect the neuromuscular system (eg, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy), are associated with the development of scoliosis.

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) develops in approximately 1% to 3% of the population, primarily in minor forms that do not become progressive or problematic in later life. However, a small percentage of curves do progress to a range that warrants treatment with either an orthosis or surgical arthrodesis.

Started in 2004, this group was created by Simone Icough who herself had Scoliosis surgery at the age of 12 for a 76º Thoracic Curve and now has a Harrinton rod from T5 to L1.

The Scoliosis group welcomes discussion on everything Scoliosis related, aims to bring Scoliosis patients closer together, share life stories and lean on members for support while you live with Scoliosis.

A friendly bunch of people live here who are willing and caring enough to share their Scoliosis life stories, we look forward to hearing yours and lending our support.

All the data found on this group is supplied for your benefit, please take advantage of this information, there are many ways of dealing with Scoliosis, you need to find the best method for you and the right surgeon with the correct understanding of your needs.

Each Scoliosis patient is unique and tells a different story, we hope to bring more support to Scoliosis patients. We are not Drs and we cannot diagnose you, however, we CAN and we WILL share our experiences with you, guide you and support you the whole way, or if you prefer, just come along for the ride and watch :)

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Simone Icough
Scott Blackledge

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  • 658
  • Scoliosis
  • Aug 19, 2004
  • English

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