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Foods and Diet for Bone Strengthening

/ by Dr Kevin Lau
Even though weight management is the most highlighted characteristic of diet, it doesn’t only affect your weight. The food you eat provides nutrients to your body necessary for the proper development and functioning of tissue and organs, as well as your bones. According to 2011 research in Canada, your skeletal system needs minerals and vitamins … Continue reading Foods and Diet for Bone Strengthening

About ScolioLife Method of Scoliosis Treatment

/ by Dr Kevin Lau
ScolioLife™ aims to empower scoliosis patients with the knowledge and tools to prevent and correct scoliosis through all stages of life. Developed by Dr Kevin Lau, the company’s main ethos is to create, share and promote strategies that utilize state of the art technology, for optimal scoliosis health and balanced living. About Dr Kevin Lau … Continue reading About ScolioLife Method of Scoliosis Treatment

Neueste Fortschritte in der Skoliose-Chirurgie

/ by Dr Kevin Lau
Forscher arbeiten kontinuierlich an fortgeschrittenen Techniken, um Skoliose effizient zu behandeln. Es gibt heutzutage einige chirurgische Eingriffe, die behaupten, Skoliose behandeln zu können. Die meisten Verfahren die zur Behandlung von Skoliose durchgeführt werden beinhalten im Wesentlichen die Verwendung von Implantaten, die in die Wirbelsäule geschraubt werden, um ein weiteres Krümmen zu verhindern, das “Verschmelzen” von … Continue reading Neueste Fortschritte in der Skoliose-Chirurgie

The immature spine: growth and idiopathic scoliosis

/ by Dr Kevin Lau
Authors: Alain Dimeglio, Federico Canavese Untreated progressive scoliosis can have negative effects on the growing spine as asymmetrical forces will act on the growth plates of the vertebral column (>130 growth plates). Spinal growth can be considered as a mixture of hierarchy, synchronization, and harmony: the slightest error can lead to a complex malformation; it … Continue reading The immature spine: growth and idiopathic scoliosis

11 Subtle Signs Of Scoliosis To Watch Out For

/ by Dr Kevin Lau
You’d think back pain would be the most obvious sign of scoliosis, but there are plenty more subtle, seemingly unrelated symptoms to watch out for, too. Most of them don’t seem like a big deal, on paper. But since a curvature of your spine can impact the rest of your health by throwing your whole … Continue reading 11 Subtle Signs Of Scoliosis To Watch Out For

Effective therapeutic control of curve progression using calcium and vitamin D supplementation for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis – a randomized double-blinded placebo-controlled trial

/ by Dr Kevin Lau
Bone Abstracts (2017) 6 OC8 | DOI: 10.1530/boneabs.6.OC8 Objectives: Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) is associated with low bone mass. This study aimed at evaluating the therapeutic effect and its determinants of Ca+Vit-D supplementation in improving bone strength and preventing curve progression in AIS. Methods: This was a randomized double-blinded placebo-controlled trial recruiting AIS girls (11–14 … Continue reading Effective therapeutic control of curve progression using calcium and vitamin D supplementation for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis – a randomized double-blinded placebo-controlled trial

Parents’ Roles in Helping Their Children with Scoliosis

/ by Dr Kevin Lau
Parents can find it overwhelming if their child is diagnosed with scoliosis. Both Mom and Dad may experience stress. And, they may have a hard time coping with emotional and financial problems. If you have a child with scoliosis, it is important to handle the situation with care. What Is Scoliosis? Scoliosis is a curvature … Continue reading Parents’ Roles in Helping Their Children with Scoliosis

5 Surprising Facts About Adult Scoliosis

/ by Dr Kevin Lau
You may have more options and control than you think You may have more power over adult scoliosis than you think. Doctors can offer you various treatment options, and there are things you can do to help yourself. Here are five things you might be surprised to hear about adult scoliosis. Surprise #1: If you … Continue reading 5 Surprising Facts About Adult Scoliosis

Choosing the Right Exercises for Scoliosis

/ by Dr Kevin Lau
Carefully tailored exercise program can improve strength, function, and endurance. I work with many clients and some of them are suffering from scoliosis which is an abnormal lateral curvature of the spine. If you look at the back of a person having scoliosis, you’ll notice that their spine curves to one side. The angle of … Continue reading Choosing the Right Exercises for Scoliosis

Scientists Identify First Gene Linked to Scoliosis

/ by Dr Kevin Lau
Physicians have recognized scoliosis, the abnormal curvature of the spine, since the time of Hippocrates, but its causes have remained a mystery — until now. For the first time, researchers have discovered a gene that underlies the condition, which affects about 3 percent of all children. The new finding lays the groundwork for determining how … Continue reading Scientists Identify First Gene Linked to Scoliosis