Scoliosis

Mumbai hospital uses advanced medical procedure to successfully cure Polish teen of scoliosis

Mumbai hospital uses advanced medical procedure to successfully cure Polish teen of scoliosis

As the condition was progressing with time, deformity correction and spinal fusion surgery was performed with the help of neuromonitoring and spinal navigation.

Jul 17, 2017, 23:44 PM IST
14-year-old girl with 'scoliosis' cured through new medical technology

14-year-old girl with 'scoliosis' cured through new medical technology

Scoliosis is a sideway curvature of the spine which caused breathing issues.

Jun 21, 2017, 23:52 PM IST
Meet this 14-year-old girl who has a spine made of rope!

Meet this 14-year-old girl who has a spine made of rope!

A 14-year-old girl named Ella Tomlinson has a new spine made of rope in a remarkable operation to help her carry on her sporting dream.

Jun 06, 2017, 18:52 PM IST

Boys are born with stronger spines: Study

Compared to boys, girls may are born with weaker vertebrae, the series of small bones that make up the spinal column, new research has found.

Jul 25, 2015, 10:56 AM IST

Perseverance, hard work pays: Civil services toppers

Perseverance and hard work were the two mantras that helped them get top positions in civil services exam, the elated toppers said on Saturday.

Jul 04, 2015, 22:51 PM IST

Girl beats rare affliction, posts surgery videos on Youtube

In a heartening instance of courage and positive thinking, a 15-year-old girl who underwent a surgery to correct a rare deformity of the spine has uploaded inspiring pre and post-surgery videos of herself on YouTube to raise awareness about the affliction.

Jun 12, 2015, 00:11 AM IST

Girl's spinal deformity cured through surgery

A seven-year-old girl suffering from Scoliosis has successfully undergone corrective surgery at a hospital in Mumbai.

Jan 22, 2015, 22:00 PM IST

Emelia Gorecka overcomes all the odds to run in Glasgow

When England’s Emelia Gorecka runs in the 5,000 metres final at the Commonwealth Games she will know any temporary pain on the track will be nothing compared to what she has been through just to get to Glasgow.

Aug 02, 2014, 11:08 AM IST

King Richard III was not a hunchback: Study

Despite having a twisted spine, England`s King Richard III was not a hunchback, a new analysis of the medieval king`s skeleton has found.

May 30, 2014, 15:26 PM IST

King Richard III `underwent painful treatment for scoliosis`

King Richard III may not have been a hunchback as portrayed by Shakespeare, but he did suffer from the spine-curving condition scoliosis, and may have undergone painful medical treatments to straighten it out, researchers suggest.

Apr 20, 2013, 21:51 PM IST