Scoliosis in Adults: How to Identify and Treat It

Adult onset scoliosis is also called adult de novo scoliosis. This means that the adult patient is not diagnosed with scoliosis as a child, but rather in adulthood. The prevalence of scoliosis in an adult under the age of 60 is 13% (1). But the prevalence of scoliosis in an adult 65 and over is 36% (1). This means that scoliosis has been found to be more prevalent in adults than in children (which is 2 to 4%). The only way to diagnose a scoliosis is with an xray. It is possible an adult will not even know they have a scoliosis until they get a spine xray. Spinal xrays may be taken after a visit to a medical doctor or a chiropractor because of complaints of back pain.

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Part 10 of 10 | Adult Scoliosis, Prevalence, & Treatment | Dr Walter Salubro Interviews Dr. Jeb McAviney

In this video, Dr. Walter Salubro and Dr. Jeb McAviney discuss adult scoliosis, the prevalence of adult scoliosis, the two different types of adult scoliosis, and what to expect from treatment of adult scoliosis. Also, the interview concludes with a message of hope for all people with scoliosis.

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Part 9 of 10 | Scoliosis Correction In 13 Year Old With ScoliBrace | Dr. Walter Salubro Interviews Dr. Jeb McAviney

In this video, Dr. Walter Salubro and Dr. Jeb McAviney continue their discussion of scoliosis and ScoliBrace. Parents often ask what type of result they can expect from a scoliosis brace like ScoliBrace. Scoliosis is very complex and a lot is dependent on the flexibility of the curve, the skeletal maturity (maturity of bones), the right treatment at the right time, and as well, the compliance of the patient and family support. Dr. Jeb McAviney continues to review the case of the 13 year old girl with a 33 degrees scoliosis curve and the result they got after 22 months with ScoliBrace.

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Part 8 of 10 ScoliBrace For Teen 33 Degrees Scoliosis | Dr. Walter Salubro Interviews Dr. Jeb McAviney

In this video, Dr. Walter Salubro and Dr. Jeb McAviney continue their discussion of scoliosis and scoliosis bracing with ScoliBrace. Dr. Jeb McAviney shares a case and xrays of a 13 year old girl with 33 degrees scoliosis that was recommended to have surgery and how it was managed with a ScoliBrace instead.

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Part 7 of 10 | ScoliBrace vs Traditional Scoliosis Brace | Dr. Walter Salubro Interviews Dr. Jeb McAviney

In this video, Dr. Walter Salubro and Dr. Jeb McAviney overview the ScoliBrace, a 3D corrective soliosis brace and how it’s unique design differs from a traditional scoliosis brace. Dr. Jeb McAviney also discusses a case of a 7 year old boy with juvenile scoliosis and how a traditional scoliosis brace from the hospital failed in comparison to the ScoliBrace.

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Part 6 of 10 | Scoliosis Corrective Brace ScoliBrace | Dr. Walter Salubro Interviews Dr. Jeb McAviney

In this video, Dr. Walter Salubro and Dr. Jeb McAviney discuss the difference between a traditional scoliosis brace and the 3D corrective brace called ScoliBrace. There are key distinctions and differences between these brace types and each have a different outcome, which is explained in this video. The ScoliBrace is suitable for both children and adults. The goals and outcomes are different for children and adults. Dr. Jeb McAviney goes into detail on wear time requirement for both children and adults and the outcome goals.

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Part 5 of 10 | Scoliosis Curve Types & Treatment Options

In this video, Dr. Walter Salubro and Dr. Jeb McAviney discuss the difference between a postural curves and true scoliosis. Knowing this will help determine the appropriate treatment approach.

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Part 4 of 10 | Medical vs Conservative Treatment of Scoliosis

In this video, Dr. Walter Salubro and Dr. Jeb McAviney discuss the difference between traditional medical treatment versus conservative treatment of scoliosis. As well, Dr. Jeb McAviney explains the risk related to taking a ‘Wait and See’ approach to scoliosis monitoring.

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Part 3 of 10 | When & How To Screen For Scoliosis

In this video, Dr. Walter Salubro and Dr. Jeb McAviney continue their discussion about scoliosis. Dr. Jeb McAviney explains why early screening is crucial, at what age girls and boys should be screen (this is different for girls and boys), and how to perform a scoliosis screening on your children at home.

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Part 2 of 10 | Scoliosis 3D Deformity Explained

Part 2 of 10 | Scoliosis 3D Deformity Explained | Dr. Walter Salubro Interviews Dr. Jeb McAviney

In this video, Dr. Walter Salubro and Dr. Jeb McAviney continue their discussion about scoliosis. Dr. Jeb McAviney explains why scoliosis is a 3D spinal deformity.

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