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Scoliosis Screening Initiative

As most of you know, scoliosis is a lateral curvature of the spine, which can start from a young age and is usually idiopathic (of unknown origin). It involves a rotation of the vertebra, which can lead to symptoms of back pain, headaches, migraines, digestive issues and sometimes, developmental […]

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Plane Flights and Back Pain

7 Strategies to Reduce Pain on Plane Flights

Plane flights can be taxing on the very best of backs. Unless you’re traveling in first class or business class, you’ll be stuck in cattle class like the rest of us. The uncomfortable chairs, small legroom and awkward sleeping positions, can all […]

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Sleeping – how to maximise the benefits

Sleep is an essential need of the human body. You need adequate, good quality sleep to be healthy. If you don’t get sleep your physical and mental health will be affected, to the point that your risk of death will be increased. Studies have shown that newborn mothers are […]

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Spondylolisthesis

A Spondylolisthesis is a condition most commonly of the lumbar spine. It occurs when there is a stress fracture, known as a spondylolysis in the vertebra. This fracture can result in the forward slippage of the vertebra and once this has occurred, it is known as a Spondylolisthesis.

Approximately 5% […]

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Scheuermann’s disease

Scheuermann’s Disease (SD) is a relatively common developmental disorder of the thoracic spine. Most commonly presenting in teenage males, it is characterised by an increased kyphosis, or “hunched back” due to the abnormal growth of the vertebrae. The cause of this disease is essentially unknown but gender, familial tendencies […]

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