What do we know about scoliosis?

A person with royal posture always attracts views, because a flat back is a sign of good health, beauty and, of course, self -confidence.

Unfortunately, in our country there are not many people who can boast of proud posture. Even in childhood, a stoop is often formed in small Russians, posture is disturbed, which over time can go into scoliosis.

And scoliotic disease, by the way, is one of the most complex theoretical and practical problems of the pathology of the bone muscular system. Successfully cope with her only abroad, so if you have obvious signs of scoliosis, book the Century Old Town Prague and go to the Czech Republic. Despite the fact that people became known about this disease in ancient times, data on the causes, history of the development and prevalence of scoliosis are quite contradictory. Some authors argue that this disease is subject to 1% of the total child population, others – that 50%. So how many people are sick with scoliosis? Is it possible to completely get rid of him? Is there a prevention of this disease?

What is scoliosis and how many people around the world and in Russia in particular are sick of this disease? Scoliosis is a disease that is manifested by complex deformation of the spine. According to domestic scientists, a similar disease affects from 3 to 5% of the children, according to Russian authors, its prevalence among children is 5-9%, in other sources-16-18%. There is evidence that at the age of 10 to 16 years, scoliosis occurs in 2-3%, and in preschool children – from 1.4 to 6.6%. Vladimir Radnaev believes that among the able -bodied population, scoliosis reaches 50%. According to official statistics, the number of deforming dorsopathies (a group of diseases of the bone-muscular system and connective tissue) over the past 10 years in Russia has grown from 337 to 538.2 per 100 thousand children (0-17 years). But this is not due to an increase in the number of patients (as one might think), but with the improvement of diagnostic methods. This diagnosis is made in the Czech Republic. Want to be convinced? Then book Clarion Congress Hotel Prague and go there.

What are the types of scoliosis? Scoliotic deformation can be acquired and congenital. Acquired more often in childhood, less often – in adults. In an adult, it appears in certain cases. For example, secondary scoliosis may begin to develop if a person underwent a stroke or he has surgery on the organs of the chest cavity. In children, acquired scoliosis occurs on the basis of various neurological diseases, rickets, etc. D.