Scoliosis

Actress overcomes debilitating scoliosis with miracle surgery

A New Jersey woman’s Hollywood dream was the straw that nearly broke her back — pushing her into excruciating pain following a 15-year battle with severe scoliosis. Caroline Heinle, 31, moved out to the West Coast to kickstart her blossoming career as an actress, not thinking twice about the 46-degree curve in her spine. But as...

7 Ways To Protect Your Back If You Have Scoliosis:Term Life

Scoliosis, also known as an unnatural curvature of the spine, affects almost seven million people in the United States, children and adults alike, and there is no known cause for the majority of the cases. While most individuals with scoliosis don’t require surgery, they are likely to endure back and neck pain and trouble...

4 Things that can Make Scoliosis Worse

Scoliosis (an abnormal curvature of the spine) can develop for multiple reasons. Typically with idiopathic scoliosis (that develops in young patients), the spinal curvature won’t get any worse once the child finishes going through puberty. However, in some cases and with certain patients, scoliosis can get worse due to specific factors. In this article,...

Some major scoliosis surgeries can be avoided, look-back study suggests

In a look-back study of medical records, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine concluded that a major operation to fuse the spines of children with a rare form of severe, early-onset scoliosis can be eliminated in many cases. “We have long thought this big final fusion surgery, after years of spine straightening treatment, was always necessary,...

15 THINGS TO REMEMBER YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT PEOPLE WITH SCOLIOSIS

Scoliosis is a painful condition wherein the spine has a sideway curvature. The majority of the Scoliosis cases are reported before puberty, during the growing years. The exact cause for Scoliosis is still unknown, however; it can result due to Cerebral Palsy or Muscular Dystrophy. Unlike Cancer or Diabetes, Scoliosis remains relatively unknown. As per...

Actress who had a 46-degree curve in her spine overcomes debilitating scoliosis with ‘miracle’ surgery

Caroline Heinle, 31, was diagnosed with the painful condition at 15 She had a 32-degree curve in her spine but it grew steadily worse After moving to Los Angeles to follow her acting dreams, she took on too much and her back curved 46-degrees She underwent surgery and hopes achieve her acting goals...

Miracle Surgery Saves Actress From Debilitating Scoliosis Pain:Term Life

Every day, modern medicine saves countless lives, thanks to proper diagnoses and treatments. However, for certain sets of symptoms, the correct diagnoses are harder to come by. When Caroline Heinle found herself struggling day after day through debilitating fatigue, pounding headaches, chronic neck pain, and a slew of other symptoms, she went to every doctor under...

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