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Does Scoliosis Get Worse When You Drive For Long Periods Of Time
If a person cant' stand for long periods of time and is in pain because of scoliosis, is scoliosis then considered a disability? I have had scoliosis for many years and was told originally to just watch it that nothing could be done about it. Now i can't
Not in itself: Scoliosis is a lateral curvature of the spine. People w this condition get more back pain than people without the condition. However many folks will also have other degenerative spinal conditions that can coexist. I would see a spine doctor or general orthopedist to address some of these issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Technically no: There is not a direct relationship between scoliosis surgery and having a late period. It is possible an indirect effect of anesthesia or the "stress of surgery" may have played a small role. Do check with your Ob as early on and with stress periods are subject to have variability. In the meantime, exercise and Pilates for core strengthening may help. ...Read more
My daughter is 14 and has scoliosis with curvature of over 50 deg (53).
No brace, no period yet. Is surgery the only REAL OPTION?
My daughter,14,has scoliosis, 53 deg. No period yet. Rehab doctor says brace has a chance. Orthopedic surgeons (3) say surgery. Any idea?
I've been having feet trouble for the last few months. It is worse when i get out of bed in the morning or I have sat for long periods of time. Help !
???? CAN: If you are an adolescent the chance of curve progression is real, therefore frequent follow ups are important, so that proper treatment can be instituted in a timely manner. In adults the curves do not normally progress, associated symptom may increase. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a 30 degree scoliosis something to worry about? My doctor said it only needs observation , but I am so worried it will get worse over time.
Yes: It can affect your immune system, other systems, and ones ability to perform well. ...Read more
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