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)
Overall ranking 25
JLA question ID 0059/25
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

Previous related research studies - 

None identified

Health Research Classification System category Musculoskeletal
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 information
PSP unique ID 0059
PSP name Scoliosis
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