Scoliosis sufferer Ayesha Jones turned model QUITS as 'beauty comes from within'
Ayesha Jones, 24, from Birmingham was born with a curved spine, but defied expectations to become a model. She quit, realising that health and happiness are more important than looks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 15, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scoliosis sufferer bullied over her 'ugly back' becomes successful model
A STUNNING girl born with a curved spine spent years defying expectations to become a top fashion model - before finally giving it up after realising it was superficial (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 14, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scoliosis: Daily Yoga Pose May Reduce Spinal Curve
Title: Scoliosis: Daily Yoga Pose May Reduce Spinal CurveCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/14/2014 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/14/2014 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - October 14, 2014 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Scoliosis: Daily Yoga Pose May Reduce Spinal Curve
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - October 14, 2014 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Scoliosis: Daily Yoga Pose May Reduce Spinal Curve
People with scoliosis who held a single yoga pose for 1 to 2 minutes a day for several days a week greatly reduced the curvature of their spine, according to a study published in the September issue of Global Advances in Health and Medicine. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 13, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scoliosis: A Single, Daily Yoga Pose May Reduce Spinal Curve Scoliosis: A Single, Daily Yoga Pose May Reduce Spinal Curve
A single yoga pose done asymmetrically for just a few minutes a day may help reduce spinal curvature in patients with scoliosis. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 9, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

FDA OKs Pediatric Scoliosis Device That Allows for GrowthFDA OKs Pediatric Scoliosis Device That Allows for Growth
The system uses growth-sparing technology that allows correction of the deformity while maintaining the corrections as the child grows, minimizing the need for periodic lengthening procedures. FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 3, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics News Alert Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic News Network — Headlines 8/27/14
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7culN5K5r4&feature=youtu.be Mayo Clinic News Network Headlines include: High blood pressure Scoliosis Insect repellent Journalists: Video is available in the downloads. Click here for script. (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - August 27, 2014 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Radio: Back-To-School
For many students this is back-to-school time!  On the next Mayo Clinic Radio, Saturday, August 30 at 9 a.m. CT, four physicians will join us and share important information related to sending your student back to class.  Noelle Larson, M.D., will discuss scoliosis and finding the correct sized backpack.  Dawn Davis, M.D., will talk about acne, [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - August 25, 2014 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Dr Le Fanu's online health clinic, Friday 15th August 2014
Concerned about aches and pains? Worried about a medical condition? You can email your questions confidentially to Dr Le Fanu at drjames@telegraph.co.uk. Answers will be published in the health section of the Telegraph website every Friday. Today - dehydration and cramp; scoliosis and Harrington Rods and genuine mystery syndrome. (Source: The Telegraph : Health Advice)
Source: The Telegraph : Health Advice - August 15, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr Le Fanu's online health clinic, Friday 15th August 2014
Concerned about aches and pains? Worried about a medical condition? You can email your questions confidentially to Dr Le Fanu at drjames@telegraph.co.uk. Answers will be published in the health section of the Telegraph website every Friday. Today - dehydration and cramp; scoliosis and Harrington Rods and genuine mystery syndrome. (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - August 15, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Mazor touts 99% accuracy in placing screws in youth with scoliosis
Mazor Surgical's robot-guided system helps boost accuracy and lower radiation exposure in placing pedicle screws in adolescent scoliosis patients, researchers report. Mazor Robotics Ltd.News Well, Clinical Trials, Robotics, Pediatrics, Spinal, Robot-Assisted Surgeryread more (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - July 18, 2014 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Arezu Sarvestani Source Type: news

Idiopathic Coliosis (AIS) - Pediatric Spinal Deformity Information
Idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is the most common form of pediatric spinal deformity. It is one that affects around 3% of children around the world. AIS has a significant impact on national health in America alone, creating disfigurement and disability for more than 10% of people at a cost of billions of dollars each year for treatment. Despite a number of investigations, the underlying etiology of AIS remains poorly understood. (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - July 15, 2014 Category: Disability Tags: Spinal Cord Injury Source Type: news

Nigeria: Surgeon Cautions Mothers On Scoliosis
[This Day]A consultant spine surgeon at the National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi, Lagos, Dr. Mustapha Alimi has warned child-bearing mothers to be watchful of the early physiological make-up of their babies to avoid a spinal deformity known as scoliosis. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - July 3, 2014 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Louisa Peacock: My bracing treatment for back pain
There is a lack of consistency in the treatment of scoliosis, the curvature of the spine condition, says Louisa Peacock (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - June 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: magec louisa peacock back health curvature of the spine Orthopaedic scoliosis RNOH nhs operation Source Type: news

Children with scoliosis could avoid frequent surgery
NICE approves device that avoids need for twice-yearly general anaestheticRelated items from OnMedicaCan we do more for child health in the NHS?Child development milestonesUK child health still amongst the worst in EuropeTool helps GPs quickly assess child growth (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - June 20, 2014 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Genes Tied to Curvature of Spine in Kids
Finding might lead to ways to prevent scoliosis in susceptible children, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Scoliosis (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - June 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman with scoliosis transformed after radical back operation and boob job
Liberty Caton was diagnosed with scoliosis as a teenager. The condition meant the 23-year-old from Slough in Berkshire, had a severely twisted spine and one leg was longer than the other. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Embrace the brace
Scoliosis treatment can be tough for teens. Wearing a back brace for hours a day is sometimes uncomfortable. A bulky brace may clash with your favorite clothes or restrict some activities. But bracing works for many patients and helps them avoid surgery. Boston Children’s patients and providers understand that so we’ve collected some great advice from teen patients and their care providers who want to help others learn to “embrace the brace.” To speak with a Boston Children’s scoliosis expert visit the website of our Orthopedic Center or email scoliosis@childrens.harvard.edu (Source: Thrive,...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - June 18, 2014 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Lisa Fratt Tags: All posts Orthopedic Center scoliosis Source Type: news

Severe scoliosis linked to rare mutations
Children with rare mutations in two genes are about four times more likely to develop severe scoliosis than their peers with normal versions of the genes, scientists have found. One to 3 percent of the general population has some mild curvature of the spine. In about one in 10,000 children, scoliosis will produce curvature so pronounced that it requires corrective surgery. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - June 13, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Severe scoliosis linked to rare mutations
(Washington University School of Medicine) Children with rare mutations in two genes are about four times more likely to develop severe scoliosis than their peers with normal versions of the genes, scientists have found. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 12, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Scoliosis surgery: from tears to smiles
Fifteen-year-old Taylor Gomes approached her pre-operative appointment for scoliosis surgery as many teens might—in tears. “She came out of the appointment smiling. Not many people have that effect on Taylor,” says her mother Holly Gomes of Danvers, Mass. Holly credits Taylor’s orthopedic surgeon Michael Glotzbecker, MD, of Boston Children’s Hospital’s Department of Orthopedic Surgery, with her daughter’s 180-degree shift in attitude. A local pediatrician diagnosed Taylor with scoliosis when she was 8 years old, and measured her curve annually with back x-rays during her well-child...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - June 11, 2014 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Lisa Fratt Tags: All posts Department of Orthopedic Surgery MD Michael Glotzbecker our patients' stories scoliosis Source Type: news

Scoliosis
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - June 10, 2014 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Replica Skeleton Shows King Richard III Had Scoliosis Replica Skeleton Shows King Richard III Had Scoliosis
UK researchers have used CT image data and 3D printing to create a replica skeleton of King Richard III of England, which shows he had moderate to severe adolescent-onset idiopathic scoliosis. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - June 4, 2014 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Richard III: Not The Hunchback We Thought He Was?
Scientists say 3-D skeletal modeling shows the English monarch had a common form of scoliosis. The physical condition of King Richard III has been a subject of debate for centuries.» E-Mail This (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 30, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Richard III's spine twisted
A new scientific study of Richard III's spine suggests he had scoliosis and was not hunched over, contrary to Shakespeare's descriptions. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 30, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New 3-D representation of Richard III's spine shows 'spiral nature' of his scoliosis
Shakespeare may have characterized Richard III as a hunchback, but now everyone can explore the true shape of one of history's most famous spinal columns. A polymer reconstruction was photographed from 19 different points, and the pictures were then stitched together digitally to create the interactive 3-D model. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - May 30, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Richard III had scoliosis, not a hunched back
When Shakespeare wrote of Richard III as a "bunch back'd toad," he didn't have the benefit of actually seeing the king, who had died in the previous century. Now we know the playwright was probably wrong about Richard's physical features. Scientists ... (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - May 30, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Richard III's spine was twisted
A new scientific study of Richard III's spine suggests he had scoliosis and was not hunched over, contrary to Shakespeare's descriptions. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 30, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Richard III had inherited scoliosis
Hospital CTs of skeleton reveal the King was far from ‘crook-backed’ Related items from OnMedicaBalloon kyphoplasty cuts spine fracture painThyroid patients need better monitoringPainkiller use linked to cardiac riskTargeted approach to back pain cheaper and more effectiveRadiation exposure may increase risk of stroke and heart disease (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - May 30, 2014 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

No Hunch Here: Richard III Suffered From Scoliosis Instead
Shakespeare described the 15th-century British king as "deformed, unfinish'd," and a hunchback. A 3-D model of his spine reveals that Richard had developed severe curvature of the spine as a teen.» E-Mail This (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 29, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Richard III was no 'bunch-backed toad', research suggests
Paper published in Lancet says king's scoliosis probably caused him to be shorter but did not cause major physical deformity Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 29, 2014 Category: Science Authors: James Meikle Tags: Richard III Medical research Archaeology Leicester Monarchy UK news Science Source Type: news

New 3-D representation of Richard III's spine shows 'spiral nature' of his scoliosis
(University of Leicester) Shakespeare may have characterized Richard III as a hunchback, but now everyone can explore the true shape of one of history's most famous spinal columns. University of Leicester scientists and multimedia experts have created a 3-D model of Richard III's spine, based on findings in a new academic paper. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 29, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Letters: Scoliosis Exercise, Not Braces (1 Letter)
A letter to the Editor. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Scoliosis Exercise Medicine and Health Source Type: news

Well: Hope for an S-Shaped Back
An exercise regimen called the Schroth method focuses on halting curve progression in the spine, reducing pain, and improving posture, strength and lung function. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - May 12, 2014 Category: American Health Authors: By RACHEL RABKIN PEACHMAN Tags: Body Scoliosis Exercise medicine and health Back (Human Body Part) Featured Source Type: news

Well: Hope for an S-Shaped Back
An exercise regimen called the Schroth method focuses on halting curve progression in the spine, reducing pain, and improving posture, strength and lung function. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 12, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By RACHEL RABKIN PEACHMAN Tags: Body Scoliosis Exercise medicine and health Back (Human Body Part) Featured Source Type: news

Staight talk on scoliosis: How I came to embrace the brace
By Chloe Conway Scoliosis is and always will be a struggle for me. The pain plagues me, both in and out of my brace, and can make it difficult to concentrate and even run some days. But I will not let it stop me from doing anything. I have learned to love my spine. It makes me unique and defines who I am, and I am a stronger person because of my brace—emotionally, mentally and physically. My brace is both my best friend and my worst enemy. In August 2012, I first discovered I was crooked. My high school cross-country coach noticed that I ran tilted, with one shoulder much higher than the other. When I finally saw th...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - May 9, 2014 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Guest Blogger Tags: All posts Orthopedic Center orthopedics scoliosis Source Type: news

Straight talk on scoliosis: How I came to embrace the brace
By Chloe Conway Scoliosis is and always will be a struggle for me. The pain plagues me, both in and out of my brace, and can make it difficult to concentrate and even run some days. But I will not let it stop me from doing anything. I have learned to love my spine. It makes me unique and defines who I am, and I am a stronger person because of my brace—emotionally, mentally and physically. My brace is both my best friend and my worst enemy. In August 2012, I first discovered I was crooked. My high school cross-country coach noticed that I ran tilted, with one shoulder much higher than the other. When I finally saw th...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - May 9, 2014 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Guest Blogger Tags: All posts Orthopedic Center orthopedics scoliosis Source Type: news

Straightening Scoliosis (pkg)
Scoliosis is a condition that causes your spine to curve. It’s often diagnosed during the early teen years and many times can be corrected with a brace. But the little boy you’re about to meet was born with it and because a vertebra in his spine was misshaped, bracing wouldn't work. However, thanks to a [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 6, 2014 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Scoliosis
Title: ScoliosisCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/30/1999 7:19:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 3/31/2014 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - March 31, 2014 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Treating Scoliosis: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Anthony Stans outlines treatment for scoliosis. To listen, click the link below. Treating Scoliosis (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 25, 2014 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

How I came to embrace the brace
By Chloe Conway Chloe Scoliosis is and always will be a struggle for me. The pain plagues me, both in and out of my brace, and can make it difficult to concentrate and even run some days. But I will not let scoliosis stop me from doing anything. I have learned to love my spine. It makes me unique and defines who I am, and I am a stronger person because of my brace—emotionally, mentally and physically. My brace is both my best friend and my worst enemy. In August 2012, I first discovered I was crooked. My high school cross-country coach noticed that I ran tilted, with one shoulder much higher than the other. When...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - March 10, 2014 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Guest Blogger Tags: All posts Orthopedic Center orthopedics scoliosis Source Type: news

Ballerina with scoliosis can finally stand tall again thanks to back exercises
Hannah Martyn, 19, from Wigan, was warned she might need nine hours of surgery to place metal rods in her back after she was diagnosed with a curved spine. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 28, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Richard III's DNA to be analysed to create complete genome sequence
Researchers hope to produce first genome sequence from ancient DNA for a named historical figure from remains found in Leicester car parkThe bones of the king under the car park have more to tell: scientists are to analyse the DNA from the remains of Richard III to create the world's first complete genome sequence for a named historical figure.The process could reveal his hair and eye colour, his susceptibility to conditions including Alzheimer's disease and diabetes, whether he was lactose intolerant, and whether the scoliosis that contorted his spine was genetic. It could also show if any of the surviving portraits, all ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 11, 2014 Category: Science Authors: Maev Kennedy Tags: theguardian.com Leicester Genetics Biology News Richard III UK news Monarchy Science Source Type: news

Teenager with severely curved spine who thought she'd never horse ride again avoids surgery thanks to stretching exercises
Joanna Davis, 16, from Greater Manchester, was diagnosed with scoliosis two years ago and was told she might need surgery to correct the curve in her spine. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 21, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scoliosis Screening: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Mayo Clinic Dr. Anthony Stans talks about screening for scoliosis. To listen, click the link below. Scoliosis Screening (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 17, 2014 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Kyphosis
Title: KyphosisCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 5/1/2008 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/8/2014 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
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