Tag: Children

Scoliosis Bending Down
Neck and Back

What is Scoliosis?

Scoliosis is a problem with the curve in your spine. Some curves in your spine are normal. But a few people have spines that make a large curve from side to side in the shape of the letter “S” or the letter “C.” If this curve is severe, it can cause pain and make breathing difficult. The good […]

Lower Limb

Treatment for ACL Injuries in Children and Teens

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in children and teens are less common than in adults. But they do occur, especially in teens. An injury that hasn’t been treated (or one in which the treatment didn’t work) can lead to future knee problems. The knee may become more and more unstable. Over time, osteoarthritis may develop. Trying rehab […]

General

Back Pain in Children and Teenagers

As children and teenagers are more flexible, in this age group back pain is not common as compare to adults. Only about 1 to 4 young competitive atheletes and 1 on 6 young recreational atheletes will have occasional back pain. Back pain in children that happens immediately after an injury or an atheletic event should […]

Scoliosis
Neck and Back

Scoliosis

What is scoliosis? Scoliosis is a medical condition in which a person’s spine is curved from side to side, shaped like an “s” or “c”, and the spine may also be rotated. How is scoliosis diagnosed? A rib “hump” or a prominent shoulder blade caused by rotation of the ribcage in thoracic scoliosis can be […]