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Can You Show Me How To Measure Cobb Angle

CAN YOU SHOW ME HOW TO MEASURE COBB ANGLE?

Measuring the Cobb angle on a scoliosis x-ray is not a difficult task. It is something that anyone can learn to do with a little bit of training. When it comes to scoliosis, a lot of treatment decisions are based almost entirely around this one number, so it is important to ensure that the measurements are accurate. Your doctor should be able to explain to you how the Cobb angle is measured, and allow you to examine the x-rays yourself to ensure everything is correct. Also, the measurement of Cobb angle can differ drastically if different bones in the spine are used as reference points, so make sure the same vertebrae are used when comparing pre and post x-rays.

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"I struggled with back pain for 4 years prior to seeking help for my Scoliosis. I decided after visiting Dr. Breidenbach that it was worth the financial commitment and time dedication to go through the CLEAR scoliosis treatment. My pain throughout the 4 years was more of an extreme discomfort and occasional immobilization from immense pain spikes. My biggest problems occurred when I was on my feet for long periods of time, sitting for too long, and any type of consecutive lifting. It was emotionally draining because no matter what stretches, exercises or methods I tried, nothing seemed to work.
My pain level now, after completing the 4 month treatment program and continuing my at-home protocol, is extremely low and very manageable. The only time I experience discomfort is after very long days on my feet, which still only results in minor soreness. I am so much happier and less stressed about everyday activities, and can do so much more than before. My Cobb angle also improved from 13.8 degrees down to 4 degrees (71% improvement).
I would suggest the CLEAR scoliosis Center of La Crosse to anyone that experiences pain and dysfunction with scoliosis. The whole staff was extremely kind and supportive, while also maintaining a high level of professionalism. I am so happy to have a normal life without the constant annoyance and discomfort of pain from scoliosis.

Megan