Scoliosis is an unusual curvature of the spine. While the normal shape of the spine includes a top-of-the-shoulder curve and a lower back curve, but if the spine is curved from side to side, the person is suffering from Scoliosis. Scoliosis is a condition that can cause severe spinal curving and some of the common signs of Scoliosis include spinal twist, rotating spine, back pain, and uneven hips, among other.
HOW IS SCOLIOSIS DIAGNOSED?
If such symptoms are visible, a general physician would do an X-ray to check for the spinal curvature.
HOW IS SCOLIOSIS TREATED?
The treatment of Scoliosis depends upon the degree of spine curvature and the primary treatment of Scoliosis involves bracing and surgery.
DID YOU KNOW?
The condition can be caused by cerebral palsy or muscular dystrophy however, there can be many cases that are unrelated to these diseases hence, and the real cause of Scoliosis is rather unknown.