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Old 02-12-2019, 06:46 AM
Betty01 Betty01 is offline
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Hi all,


I've just recently joined and have a teenage son who has scoliosis and kyphosis and just a terrible posture which is constantly causing him pain and discomfort.


I'm from Adelaide and saw a post on Facebook by a health clinic nearby about how "muscles move bones" and a strained back muscle can be the cause of scoliosis not simply a symptom. Any thoughts?
This seems to make sense toh me as it was only after my son had a sports injury to his back and shoulder muscles that within a few months he had started developing scoliosis.



I plan on getting in touch with them but wanted to know if anyone else has tried something called Hatchard's Way?


The article was here: https://colibrihealth.com.au/blog/18...s-be-muscular?


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Old 02-12-2019, 07:57 AM
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Hi Betty

My sister and I both developed Idiopathic Scoliosis in our pre-teens (both of us had huge surgeries) so the muscles being the culprit doesn't sit well with me. I don't think a true reason for scoliosis will ever be found

Perhaps the muscle injury was due to his developing scoli/kypho.

I'd recommend obtaining a referral from your GP to see a qualified orthopaedic specialist. They will give you the best advice about suitable treatment options.

Perhaps a fellow forum member may see your post and suggest a specialist in Adelaide.

Wishing the best for your boy xxx
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Old 04-12-2019, 09:27 AM
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Thanks Christine for your reply.


I've had a couple of friends who have had surgery for scoliosis years ago and haven't gotten much better - still in pain constantly although their spines have been surgically straightened.


So I'd really like to try something for him that isn't permanent surgery. He's a very active boy and loves his sports so that would be so sad if he wouldn't be able to continue with that for years to come.


I think I'll try out this place and then see how it goes. If nothing happens then if anyone could suggest a good orthopaedic specialist that would be great
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Old 04-12-2019, 09:57 AM
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I'll let everyone know how it goes with my son. I'll probably try to get him in before Christmas if they're not too busy before then.


Fingers crossed
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