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Doctor insights on: Slight Scoliosis In My Spine What Kind Of Exercise To Get A Nice Stomach

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Slight scoliosis in my spine.. What kind of exercise to get a nice stomach?

Slight scoliosis in my spine.. What kind of exercise to get a nice stomach?

Core program: Dont worry about your scoliosis. For best abdominal muscle results, google "plank exercises". These concentrate on your core. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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My spine has a double curvature , I have always been a stomach sleeper & believe my scoliosis is related to my sleep position. Could these be related?

My spine has a double curvature , I have always been a stomach sleeper & believe my scoliosis is related to my sleep position. Could these be related?

Scoliosis: There are several causes of scoliosis. It could be congenital.idiopathic or degenerative. Your sleeping position is not the cause.See an orthopedist for an evaluation ...Read more

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I have s curve in my spine is there anything that can be done as get lit of neck and back pain it's in the middle been told it scoliosis ?

I have s curve in my spine is there anything that can be done as get lit of neck and back pain it's in the middle been told it scoliosis ?

Scoliosis can be: mild, moderate or severe. Spine xrays should be ordered by a back specialist. Then treatment and options will be discussed. For moderate to severe cases, a corrective brace can be used. Physical therapy is also an important part of improving symptoms. ...Read more

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What kind of spinal rod is used for spine scoliosis?

Varies: Most of the rods used for surgery in scoliosis are made of either titanium or an alloy such as cobalt-chrome. Typically two rods are used and they can be contoured to reproduce an anatomic sagittal and coronal alignment. As opposed to the older harrington rods that just principally used distraction for correction potentially causing a flat back. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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Will my back problems get worst with age I have scoliosis i know I have arthritis in my spine also

Will my back problems get worst with age I have scoliosis i know I have arthritis in my spine also

It varies: Most mild cases of scoliosis are not thought to increase the risk of back pain. Approximately 80 percent of americans have back pain bad enough they see a physician. Curves that are greater than 45 degrees will tend to steadily progress and can potentially cause worsening back pain. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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I have a cob angle of 26 degrees with a slight rotation in my spine w my levoscoliosis. Would me also missing my L5 vertebrae make my pain worse and effect my scoliosis?

I have a cob angle of 26 degrees with a slight rotation in my spine w my levoscoliosis. Would me also missing my L5 vertebrae make my pain worse and effect my scoliosis?

Seek consultation: Pain with scoliosis may have many etiologies, bone, nerve or muscle, in the adult. Consultation with orthopedic doctror and physical therapist may help. In general non surgical attempts at improving pain should be considered before surgery. The absence of vertebra is usually not likely to increase pain unless causes increase in deformity. ...Read more

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How can I make my spine straight, im 19 and I have a slight scoliosis and hunch back?

How can I make my spine straight, im 19 and I have a slight scoliosis and hunch back?

Thorough evaluation: Treatments for scoliosis are dependent upon the severity of the spinal deformity and the symptoms you may be experiencing. Treatment strategies rage from simple back bracing to complex surgical correction. The type of treatment can only be decided after a through evaluation by a surgeon experienced in spinal deformity correction, this evaluation would include special x-rays. ...Read more

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There is a slight curve at the top of my spine. I don't have any back pain. Is this scoliosis or could I just need adjusted?

Slight curve?: Do you mean the slight curve that everybody has, the normal cervical lordosis? Lordosis, kyphosis, scoliosis, "adjustment" is pure chiropractic quackery. In your young healthy neck, everything's held tightly in place by discs, muscles & ligaments. It can't get OUT of adjustment. Be skeptical. Arm yourself with real knowledge. Don't be a sucker for all the pseudoscientific claptrap out there. ...Read more

Dr. Edward Hellman
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Abnormal Curvature Of The Spine (Definition)

Scoliosis is the term given for a curvature of the spine in the coronal plane that is ...Read more


Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Scoliosis (Definition)

Scoliosis is a condition where patients have an abnormal curvature of ...Read more