“Early detection and intervention can stave off more serious issues later in life,” says Suken A. Shah, M.D., of Nemours Children’s Health, “but spine health isn’t only a youth issue. Adults of all ages can develop scoliosis in later life, which, in turn, can lead to health problems and quality-of-life impact.”
In 2015, members of the international Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) completed the Bracing in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Trial (BrAIST), which supports the efficacy of bracing young people and elevates the need for scoliosis education, early detection, and public awareness. Enter National Scoliosis Awareness Month. Read the full article.