Tag Archives: Growth

Scoliosis Measures to Track

As a parent or patient with AIS, you want to be able to answer questions like: Is a curve progressing? Is it progressing more during growth periods?… how much per inch of growth? How effective is a new brace? Is … Continue reading

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The Great Scoliosis Conundrum

One of the most frustrating things about scoliosis is the uncertainty.  As a parent of children with scoliosis, it can be maddening.  The root of the problem is that there is no way of knowing if a curve will progress … Continue reading

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Terminology – Growth Potential

Remaining growth potential is a critical factor for scoliosis patients.  The more growth remains, the more potential there is for the curves to progress (get worse)… but also the more opportunity there may be, with treatment, to help correct curves … Continue reading

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