Brace Wear Control of Curve Progression in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
- A REWARDING ALTERNATIVE. // Prevention;Feb90, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p30
Presents a response to a letter to the editor about the role of strengthening exercises in the treatment of scoliosis.
- The family physician's role in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Diguiseppi, Carolyn G.; Woolf, Steven H. // American Family Physician;5/15/1996, Vol. 53 Issue 7, p2268
Editorial. Comments on the role of the family physician in the management of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Evaluation of the scientific evidence on the effectiveness of routing screening for idiopathic scoliosis in asymptomatic adolescents; Need for controlled studies evaluating screening...
- Curvature of the spine. // Consumers' Research Magazine;Oct84, Vol. 67 Issue 10, p24
Scoliosis is more common than people realize. It affects five to ten percent of adolescents to some degree. It can be treated by the use of a body brace, or by a new technique involving an electrical muscle stimulator. If these fail, surgery isnecessary.
- Treatment for scoliosis developing from a neurological disorder. G.F. // Exceptional Parent;Jul97, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p8
Presents the personal experience of a mother with an eleven-year-old child, suffering from scoliosis. How the child developed scoliosis; Examination of the child's physical condition; Outline of treatments given for scoliosis.
- Managing idiopathic scoliosis in teens. Liu, Paul C. // Physician & Sportsmedicine;Oct96, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p26Q
Focuses on the management of idiopathic scoliosis in adolescents. Effectiveness of school-based screening programs; Initial management of idiopathic scoliosis.
- Researchers test drug to reduce scoliosis. // Westchester County Business Journal;04/28/97, Vol. 36 Issue 17, p36
Reports on tests for the anti-scoliosis drug called clenbuterol. Reversal of scoliosis.
- Conservative orthopaedic treatment. de Mauroy, Jean-Claude // Scoliosis (17487161);2010 Supplement 1, Vol. 5, p1
An abstract of the article "Conservative orthopaedic treatment," by Jean-Claude de Mauroy is presented.
- Abbott's method. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2
An encyclopedia entry for the term "Abbott's method," a treatment for scoliosis which was derived from the name of U.S. orthopedic surgeon Eville G. Abbott is presented.
- Nonoperative treatment of scoliosis and kyphosis. // American Family Physician;11/1/1994, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p1344
Studies the effectivity of nonoperative treatment of scoliosis and kyphosis as reported in the `Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine,' June 1994. Use of serial roentgenography; Significance of bracing as a nonoperative treatment for scoliosis and kyphosis.