Optimizing Curve Correction With A Three-Dimensional Approach
The CD HORIZON® LEGACY™ Spinal System and Vertebral Column Manipulation (VCM) Instrument Set enables surgeons to address all three dimensions of spinal curve correction. Learn More
Take a Load Off: Backpack Safety for Spinal Health
A heavy or carelessly carried backpack can lead to back pain or neck pain. Learn spine-saving tips for backpack safety. Read More
Types of Braces
There are a variety of braces that are available for treating scoliosis; your doctor will prescribe the one that's right for you based on the type, location and degree of your curve. Read More
Keep Your Scoliosis Brace And Skin Well-Maintained And Healthy!
Maintaining your brace properly can help keep you comfortable and on schedule with your scoliosis treatment. Read More
Could a Clinical Trial be Right for You?
A clinical trial is a study of a new treatment before it becomes available to the general public. If you are interested in a clinical trial, there are several factors to consider before making a decision. Read More
Yoga for Scoliosis
Yoga is a practice of meditation, spiritualism, and physical disciplines that has quickly become a very popular mainstream alternative for stress reduction, increasing core strength, and correcting posture. Read More
Exercises for Scoliosis
The primary goals of an exercise program for your spine are to make the muscles of your back, shoulders, and upper back strong and flexible. The following is a series of safe and effective abdominal exercises. Read More
Scoliosis Gene Discovery Project
Pinpointing the physical location of a gene is the first step in deciphering what a gene does and how it may cause a certain disease, such as scoliosis. iScoliosis.com interviews Dr. Ken Ward, Chief Scientist for Emergen Labs. Read More
A Parent's Guide: Coping with your Child's Scoliosis
John T. Smith, M.D.
Scoliosis is a problem that develops insidiously, usually during a child's adolescent growth spurt. Imagine sitting at home and seeing your daughter walk in to the room, when you notice for the first time that her shoulders are uneven. Even though you see her every day, eating dinner, doing homework, talking on the phone and playing with friends, you never noticed. Another way that parents first become aware their child has scoliosis comes as the result of school screening and a letter brought home by their child. Read More