Scoliosis - Kyphosis

Scoliosis - Kyphosis

Scoliosis - Kyphosis

  1. Scoliosis is the sideways curvature and rotation of the spine. Kyphosis, on the other hand, refers to the exaggerated curvature of the thoracic spine when viewed from the side.

    This section details the etiology, findings, types, diagnosis and treatment options for spinal deformities. 

  1. Anatomy of the Spine and Spinal Cord

  2. What is Scoliosis?

  3. Signs and Symptoms of Scoliosis

  4. Causes of Scoliosis

  5. Idiopathic Scoliosis Types

  6. How is Scoliosis Diagnosed?

  7. Scoliosis Examination

  8. Scoliosis Radiographs

  9. Scoliosis and Health Related Quality of Life Questionnaires (HRQoL)

  10. Scoliosis Imaging

  11. What is EOS Radiography?

  12. What are the advantages of EOS?

  13. Is MRI and CT Scans Necessary for Scoliosis?

  14. Types of Scoliosis

  15. Brace Treatment

  16. Which scoliosis brace is better?

  17. What are the expected results of bracing?

  18. How long the brace should be worn?

  19. Schroth Method for Scoliosis Rehabilitation

  20. Non-Surgical Treatment in Scoliosis?

  21. When is scoliosis surgery necessary?

  22. What are the other factors for scoliosis surgery desicion?

  23. What are the other factors affecting the surgery desicion?

  24. What hapens if surgery is not performed for scoliosis?

  25. Surgical Treatment of Scoliosis

  26. Surgical Considerations:

  27. Instrumented Posterior Spinal Fusion

  28. What is Congenital Scoliosis?

  29. How do spinal anomalies develop?

  30. Signs of congenital scoliosis

  31. Is Congenital Spinal Deformity a Genetic Condition?

  32. Diagnosis and Follow-Up for congenital scoliosis

  33. Treatment of Congenital Scoliosis

  34. What is Early Onset Scoliosis?

  35. Why is Early Onset Scoliosis Deformity More Problematic Than Adolescent Deformity?

  36. Treatment of Early Onset Scoliosis

  37. Syndromic – Neuromuscular Scoliosis

  38. Postural Kyphosis

  39. How can Postural Kyphosis be Corrected?

  40. What’s the Difference Between Scheuermann's Kyphosis and Kyphosis Due to Poor Posture?

  41. Scheuermann’s Kyphosis

  42. Glossary of Medical Terms Used for Scoliosis and Kyphosis