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Posts Tagged ‘scoliosis’

Can you Develop Scoliosis as an Adult?

April 2nd, 2021 by Lauren

When people think of scoliosis they mostly think of children. But can you develop scoliosis as an adult? What is Scoliosis? Humans’ spines have natural curves in then. These curves are from the front of the body toward the back, and vice versa. There are no curves from side to side. So, when you look […]

Living with Scoliosis

December 18th, 2020 by Lauren

A scoliosis diagnosis can be scary. But living with scoliosis doesn’t have to be. What is Scoliosis? Human spines curve naturally toward the front and back of the body. However, is should not curve toward the left or right side of the body. If you look at a person’s back and had x-ray vision you […]

Today were going to talk about three conditions of the spine known as scoliosis, lordosis and kyphosis. Each of these conditions relates to an abnormal curvature of the spine. Let’s take a look at what each of them are and who is at risk for them. Spine Anatomy…with a Twist If you’re a loyal reader […]

Are Spine Conditions Hereditary?

January 16th, 2019 by Lauren

Is it just a coincidence that you and your mother both suffer from chronic back pain? Or does it just run the family? Let’s take a closer look to answer the question, are spine conditions hereditary? Are Spine Conditions Hereditary? The causes of different spine conditions vary so let’s take a look at some more […]

Over 85% of our patients here at Saratoga Spine do not need surgery. However, if NSAID’s, exercise, physical therapy and other treatments are not offering a patient relief, surgery may be recommended. In this article we’ll review one such surgical treatment option, Lumbar┬áSpinal Fusion Surgery. Why Do you Need a Lumbar Spinal Fusion? Spinal fusion […]

Leg Length

December 27th, 2016 by Andrea

Do you have back pain? Believe it or not, the cause could be from having one leg longer than the other. Leg length differences can be caused by poor alignment of the pelvis or because one leg is longer than the other. Your body wants to be symmetrical and will do its best to compensate […]

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