Clothing to help hide a scoliosis brace or the curves of scoliosis: Also, on Pinterest: Dressing for scoliosis and brace Shirts to wear under the scoliosis brace: It is best to wear a tight-fitting, seamless shirt or tank underneath the brace. This will eliminate chaffing and is also more sanitary for the brace and your […]
We get it – having scoliosis stinks. Getting diagnosed can be confusing and scary, but we are here to help. Here are things you should know about having scoliosis. Having scoliosis isn’t as scary as it seems but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t do something about it. Starting treatment early is your best bet, but […]
Risser 5 is the last Risser sign which indicates skeletal maturity. But is scoliosis improvement impossible in fully grown adolescents? Find out in this blog!
Risser 4 indicates ossification of the iliac crest apophysis at 75% or more. “Capping” from lateral to medial (outside to inside) is nearly complete and skeletal maturity is approaching. Learn about scoliosis treatment at this critical point!
When a pelvic x-ray shows about 50-75% ossification of the iliac crest apophysis (from the outside to inside), this indicates Risser 3. For today’s Risser 3 post, we are featuring one of our patients from Southern California.
When a child has reached the Risser 2 stage, they are still growing but not as quickly as before. Active management of scoliosis is still important! Read about a Risser 2 patient who’s being successfully treated at Scoliosis 3DC.