Welcome to support4scoliosis
support4scoliosis is a privately run website providing help and support for persons, their friends and family a chance to share their experiences with others for friendship and support, a great place to make new friends. I myself have Scoliosis and details of my condition/treatments can be read on the patient stories.
If you have anything you wish to share that you feel will be of benefit to others then please get in touch.
How to detect Scoliosis
Scoliosis is not preventable but early detection can can increase the chances of successful treatment.
Scoliosis can be detected by looking for the following:
- Uneven shoulders
- Prominent shoulder blades
- Uneven waist
- uneven hips
- Leaning towards one side
A simple test involving touching your toes will also show a raised hump on your back. Should you feel that you or your child may have scoliosis, please visit your family doctor.
The treatment for Scoliosis can vary depending on serverity of the curve, however treatments usually consists of either bracing or surgery