Warning: Orthodontic braces may cause scoliosis. I believe it. And I believe it happened to me. A while back, I was having intense myofascial work done by my fascial therapist and she was working intensely on my head, where I usually have many muscular and fascial issues. At one point she was ... [ Read On ]
Beautiful Scoliotic Back
Does scoliosis get worse with age?
I recently ran a giveaway over on Instagram called Scoli September. One of the contests asked a few true/false questions, including, "can scoliosis get worse with age?" This is one of the many questions about scoliosis that is surrounded by confusion. Think you know the answer? Read on and ... [ Read On ]
Recently, I was listening to a lecture on inventions at my children’s school. My kids were learning about early America and how inventions improved people's lives. At the end of the talk, the speaker said, “is there any aspect of your life where you could invent something to make it easier or ... [ Read On ]
Scoliosis, Migraines and an Immobile Spine
The following passage is an excerpt from The Beautiful Scoliotic Back, detailing a client of mine who suffers from scoliosis, migraines and an immobile spine. “Nancy”* is a precious client of mine whom I’ve worked with for years. Nancy is about 60 years-old, but has taken such good ... [ Read On ]
Is back surgery my only option for helping my scoliosis?
Is back surgery my only option? This email question comes from 59 year-old woman from Kentucky. She's lived with scoliosis her entire life, but after her latest doctor's visit, she's been told to prepare for back surgery. Panicked, she's reaching out to Spiral Spine for advice. Scoliosis doesn't ... [ Read On ]