Tag: Scoliosis

Preventing Cheerleading Injuries

When most of us think about Cheerleading, we probably picture a team performing some impressive gymnastic feats at a sports stadium during the half time break. For many participants and spectators alike, this is still the Cheerleading we know and love, but increasingly Cheerleading is also a highly competitive sport in its own right. ¬†However,… Read more »

June is Scoliosis awareness month!

Scoliosis is a serious condition which can cause discomfort, disability and eventually require major surgery if left untreated. Catching scoliosis early makes it much easier to treat, so this week please take a moment to read this quick primer on scoliosis and pass it on to those you care about. [Please note this article is… Read more »

Get the truth on Scoliosis – Mythbusting!

Scoliosis is a complex 3 dimensional condition that results in bending of the spine to one side, a rotation to the front or back and a straightening of the spine in the side view. The most common scoliosis in adolescence is thought to be idiopathic which means its exact cause is multi-factorial or unknown. As… Read more »