Should early Scoliosis detection be important for parents and health professionals?
By Mel • February 20th, 2017
“How could I not have noticed her back was like this before?” a parent asks, “What could I have done?” Almost every parent of a child who is diagnosed with scoliosis utters similar words. It’s a common scenario – a parent unfamiliar with what scoliosis is, how to notice the warning signs in their children, or what to do about it if they do notice something. The fact is, scoliosis is not on people’s radars until it’s too late. When I was in primary school in Perth, I remember my whole class being checked for Scoliosis by medical doctors. As research into Scoliosis grew, ...read more