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can i do parkour with scoliosis

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: For the vast majority of patients with scoliosis, there is no activity restrictions what so ever. This includes even playing contact sports such as f ... Read More
Dr. Robert Pashman
38 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes*: *most scoliosis does not produce life restrictions. Exceptions include any current or impending neurologic compression. So get out there James Bond. ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: The vast majority of patients with scoliosis can participate in unrestricted activities.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Type of spine curve: There are multiple reasons for scoliosis &one is known as a congenital type which is when there is a deformity of the bones ( vertebra) of the spine t ... Read More
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Dr. Keith Baldwin
15 years experience Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Spinal disorder: Congenital scoliosis generally speaking is the failure of one or more levels of thr spine to segment properly (form multiple vertebrae) or failure of ... Read More
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Congen defects spine: Congenital scoliosis occurs when one or more vertebrae develop abnormally with over or under development. Fusion of whole or parts of vertebrae cause ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Need to see back doc: You need to see an orthopaedic spine specialist. Usually, when needing treatment, this are corrected early as they are typically very progressive. I ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
This depends how: Severe the scoliosis is. If it is mild, postural and bracing can help correct it slightly. However, if it is advanced, there is not much that can be d ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Scoliosis: Great information on this web site: www.Iscoliosis.Com.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Glickman
19 years experience Neurosurgery
No: Congenital scoliosis is not life threatening in isolation. However, if very severe, there can be neuromuscular restrictions and pain that worsen with ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Yes you could see an orthopedic surgeon with a specialty for the treatment of scoliosis. Also, if you list your specific question on healthtap, i wil ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Vaught
28 years experience Neurosurgery
No: No, they cannot.
A female asked:
Dr. Justin Esterberg
24 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Congenital : Congenital scoliosis is typically treated in childhood. This really depends on the underlying reason for the scoliosis, how old your child is, and the ... Read More
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