What is the treatment for juvenile thoracic scoliosis?

Answer Juvenile thoracic scoliosis affects the thoracic vertebrae, which comprise the middle part of the spine between the neck and lower back. This is one of three areas typically affected by scoliosis, ... Read More »

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How can scoliosis get better with out treatment?

How did they check you? Did they use an x-ray and meausre the Cobb angle, or did they use a clinical method such as an inclinometer. The Cobb method is the standard method and has been shown to b... Read More »

What to do when scoliosis is getting worse after treatment?

Scoliosis is a condition in which the spine curves to one side or another. Observation is the first choice of treatment for those with small degrees of curves. This group includes those with "modes... Read More »

Scoliosis treatment options?

Dom not take that from a Dr, get a second opinion, was this said by a specialist?Any curve under 10 degrees is considered normal and probably isn't monitored.Curves from 10-25 degrees are mild but ... Read More »

Definition of a Thoracic Surgeon?

A thoracic surgeon is a physician specifically trained to specialize in treating the organs of the chest. These doctors operate on the vital organs that are in the chest area, such as the heart and... Read More »