Priority 25 from the Scoliosis PSP
|UNCERTAINTY: What are the best strategies for preventing scoliosis (combining physiotherapy, orthotics, alternative therapies, diet, and/or exercise)? (JLA PSP Priority 25)
|JLA question ID
|Not available for this PSP
Previous related research studies -
|Health Research Classification System category
|Extra information provided by this PSP
|Original uncertainty examples
|Does continuation of standing (including the use of a standing frame) offer any protection against developing a scoliosis? ~ In children with neurodisability, is there a role for hydrotherapy/physiotherapy/massage/chiropractice in the delay of onset and worsening of scoliosis? ~ Can any scoliosis be attributed to a bad gait in the growing period and if so can adjustments be made to a persons gait to help avoid the onset of scoliosis? ~ Are there any sports or exercises that a child should carry out to prevent onset of scoliosis if they are genetically at risk of developing the condition?
|PSP unique ID
|Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP.
|54 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the PSP final report held on the JLA website)
|Date of priority setting workshop
|4 November 2017