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  1. Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: What reliable conclusion can be drawn from research?

    by , 12-17-2008 at 03:55 PM (
    Scientists have spent a bit more than 100 years on extensive research for the etiology of Idiopathic Scoliosis, but what can be deduced from all that research? Unfortunately, not much.

    Bagnall from the surgical department in University of Alberta, Canada, wrote an interesting paper regarding research on the “aetiology” of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) and that was published earlier this year (2008). In his paper [3] he stated the reliable conclusion that could be drawn from ...
  2. What is the magic of 10 degree Cobb angle for scoliosis?

    by , 12-09-2008 at 03:51 PM (
    Cobb angle of 10 degrees is diagnosed scoliosis, but 8 is not. Why is that? What difference does that 2 degrees have besides makings the curve bigger?As far as your spine and body is concerned, none. There is nothing magical happening or a tipping point at 10 degrees. The only “magic” behind 10 degrees is a nice even number used as a cut of point to define scoliosis, nothing more and nothing less.

    For a long time, me and my colleagues have pondered over this question. Nobody ...

    Updated 11-17-2009 at 04:00 PM by Dr Kalla

    Spinal Corrective Care , Science Talking
  3. Cobb angle – what’s the origin?

    by , 11-25-2008 at 03:30 PM (
    We have all heard the term “Cobb angle”, it is used every day. We hear people saying that, my Cobb angle is so and so.. the doctor said that, at this Cobb angle we recommend surgery and so on. We know that Cobb angle is used to measure the spines curvature, but do you know where it comes from?

    I certainly did not. Neither did any of my colleagues. And I bet that most orthopedic surgeons don’t ...

    Updated 06-06-2010 at 04:14 AM by Dr Kalla

    Tags: ais, cobb, scoliosis Add / Edit Tags
    Spinal Corrective Care
  4. Fix Scoliosis

    by , 11-09-2008 at 03:13 PM (
    Scoliosis blog with a twist.

    This new blog “Fix Scoliosis” will be exploring what research has to say about adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS), its etiology (origin/cause) and what scientific support there is for treating scoliosis with CLEAR Institute’s protocol.

    I will try to keep the language simple.

    Updated 11-17-2009 at 03:42 PM by Dr Kalla

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