What is a Scoliosis Metabolic Profile? Scoliosis is considered an orthopedic disease, however, researchers have shown successful scoliosis treatment is dependent upon the patients metabolic profile. Scoliosis progression is linked to low bone density for age, Osteopenia and Osteoporosis.
Are Low Levels of Phosphorus Protective Against Scoliosis Progression? Calcium and Phosphorus are at normal levels in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS): Calcium and Phosphorus are both important for normal bone mineralization, and can be mobilized to and from the blood stream and into the bone depending upon body homeostasis. Hormones (Parathyroid hormone and Estrogen) are mostly responsible for signaling when the minerals should be stored or released.
Scoliosis and Osteoporosis Did you know Osteoporosis is a risk factor for Scoliosis Progression? Typical Scoliosis braces hold the spine out of gravity and have a negative effect on bone density. Bone Density testing is a safe and reliable way to determine if bone density is a risk factor. In the event Osteoporosis, Osteopenia, or low bone density are confirmed, scoliosis bracing can exacerbate your condition. This is one reason scoliosis braces can be ineffective. It’s important to improve your bone density over time, and to use a brace designed to increase the effects of gravity.
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.
Spinecor for Adults and Medicare Coverage. Will Medicare part B cover the cost of a posture brace like Spinecor for Scoliosis? Learn What you need to know. Why Do you need an Adult Scoliosis Brace? Recently there has been a lot of media attention give to scoliosis in adults. Many medicare insured have been turning to posture braces for back pain or poor posture. Some have found scoliosis braces for adults can help. In fact, adults with scoliosis are more likely to suffer a poorer quality of life. Americans are spending most of our time hunched over electronic devices or sitting […]