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What happens if you leave your curve untreated?

Spinal bracing helps to stabilise the scoliotic curve, prevent further progression and often reduces the curve magnitude. Untreated scoliosis is progressive, even after reaching skeletal maturity, but curves maintained under 30 degrees with proper treatment aren’t progressive. People with Thoracic curves, curve magnitude of 50-75 degrees or higher have experienced breathing difficulties, chronic back pain […]

Past, Present, Future – My Thoughts As An Orthotist Post Circuit Breaker

My Initial Thoughts When the circuit breaker measures were first announced, I initially felt that it spelled disaster and total chaos, having to first close the clinic for a month and then another further month of extension. It meant that our patients and parents were unable to access our help and services for a prolonged […]


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