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  • n  an abnormal lateral curve to the vertebral column

  • Debra was the victim of scoliosis, or abnormal curvature of the spine.
  • In hospitals around the world, doctors are testing electrical devices that have arrested or partly reversed the progression of scoliosis in nearly nine out of ten cases.
  • The trouble with Margie was scoliosis, a sidewise curvature of the spine.
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  • Toppenish girls feel the power of science
    Fri, 14 Jun 2013 15:24:05 GMT By Molly Rosbach Yakima Herald-Republic Photos by SARA GETTYS/Yakima Herald-Republic Payton Greene, center left, and Jasmine Magana, center right, attach surgical screws into a model of a spine Thursday at Toppenish High School. They were learning the surgical technique to correct scoliosis during a program by the Perry Initiative to increase girls’ interest in ...
    June 14, 2013 - Yakima Herald-Republic
  • Fusing medicine, culture and technology
    The patient had been in the Chinese hospital nearly a year. Waiting for treatment of severe scoliosis, his bed was permanently placed in a hallway with a portable curtain providing limited privacy.
    June 9, 2013 - Burlington County Times
  • Sunday: Woman grateful to Oklahoma inmate for saving her life
    Surgeries for scoliosis throughout her life — including four years in a total body cast — left her with recurring health issues.
    June 8, 2013 - Tulsa World

  • Hulk Hogan in
    My tailbone is bent from landing on my ass, 400 times a year,Hogan said in a quote republished by "My back's got all kinds of problems. My legs get numb. My hands are numb. My neck, too. I've got arthritis and scoliosis."
  • Rebecca Romijn in Inside Bay Area
    It's not exactly the fashion capital of the world,Romijn says with her generous laugh. "I was very average in height until I was about 15, and it was so painful. I remember lying in bed and it just hurting so bad. I had scoliosis because...
  • Tracy McGrady in Houston Chronicle
    Legs, just strengthen my legs,McGrady said. "I've been working on my core my whole career. That's the reason I'm still able to play. I was only projected to play this game four years." "I have a slight case of scoliosis on my back....

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