Scoliosis is a much misunderstood condition involving atypical curvature of the spine in the coronal plane, but also typically involving changes in lordosis, kyphosis and vertebral rotation. Side-to-side spinal curvatures have changed much in medical opinion over the past few decades and these changes have certainly modified the way curvatures are treated. Doctors know more about irregular spinal curvatures now than ever before, but the latest research and statistics still demonstrate that most cases of idiopathic scoliosis are quite enigmatic to even the most enlightened experts in the field.
Scoliotic curvatures can begin at any age, from pre-birth to just before death and can affect people for numerous reasons. There are several known varieties of atypical curvatures that can affect the vertebral column and each of these might begin, progress and respond to treatment for completely different reasons. When discussing the subject of lateral spinal curvature, it becomes ever-more clear that there are actually many individual varieties that make up the larger condition of scoliosis.
Scoliosis has a very special meaning to me, since it was the very first diagnosis I ever received in what would become a lifelong struggle with back and neck pain. If it was not for the poor quality diagnosis and treatment that I received, I often wonder how things might have turned out differently for me. There is no going back in time, but I have learned much from my experiences and intend to use this knowledge as a weapon of advocacy for those who are still new to the complications of the dorsalgia diagnosis and treatment sector of healthcare.
If you are looking for objective and honest information on the full range of topics related to atypical backbone curvature, then you are certainly in the right place. In fact, if you really want to learn everything there is to know about scoliosis, then you are in the only place, since this website is the exclusive online resource in the world that covers the exhaustive array of topics related to spinal curvatures, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, surgery and the most important factor of all: the psychoemotional effects of having an unusual spinal anatomy and all the postural and functional changes that accompany it. Please enjoy this web resource and use it to advance your own story in a positive direction. There is no reason why the overwhelming majority of people who have scoliosis can not live completely full, unrestricted and extraordinary lives. I am here to help you accomplish everything you set out to achieve!
Sincerely, Sensei Adam Rostocki, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Cure Back Network
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