Monthly Archives: May 2017

Scoliosis, Osteoporosis and Vertigo in Clinical Practice

Scoliosis, Osteoporosis and Vertigo in Clinical Practice Do you have one or more of  the following; Scoliosis, Osteoporosis or Vertigo?  Clinicians and Researchers have long reported that all three of these conditions can occur simultaneously. And now, new research may answer at least in part why patients with Scoliosis also have Osteoporosis and Vertigo.

Scoliosis Progression linked to Adolescent Version of Osteoporosis

Link Between Scoliosis Progression And Osteoporosis It’s not surprising that osteoporosis has been found to be a risk factor for progression in adults with scoliosis, so it should also stand to reason that similar bone mineral deficiency can lead to scoliosis progression in adolescents. Increased Risk Factor In Scoliosis Progression In Adolescents Linked To Similar Condition The study entitled Osteopenia: A New Prognostic Factor of Curve Progression In Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis showed that adolescent girls with scoliosis were at greater risk for progression when they concurrently had osteopenia.  Osteopenia is the thinning of bone mass and is often considered the precursor to the more severe […]