whats scoliosis – draft

What is scoliosis?

Genetic disease that causes the spine to grow in a side-to-side curve. It’s found in  2% of the population, mostly commonly in adolescent girls.

If left untreated, scoliosis can cause, breathing problems, chronic pain, lower self-esteem and depression.

How is it treated?

Some cases of scoliosis require surgery, but with early detection and bracing is the most common treatment.

With early detection. consistent usage and monitoring, bracing is an effective treatment that helps people avoid surgery in over 70% of cases<http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/20/health/new-study-lends-conclusive-support-to-a-scoliosis-treatment.html?_r=0&gt;.

That problem is that many parents don’t know what to look for, kids don’t want to the bulky traditional braces.

How does Fited treat it?

Not bulky, customizable, faster delivery, no plaster casts.

No casting, digital RX from anywhere. Custom braces that make patients feel part of the process.

Plus building a community for doctors and patients to connect and give them a platform for their voice.