What Causes Scoliosis
A normal, healthy spine has some curvature to it. These gentle curves, which can generally be seen when a person turns to the side, â€śhelpÂ the spineÂ absorb stress from body movement and gravity,â€ť said WebMD. But when that curvature is too great, the condition is called sc...Read more
The short answer to the question, â€śIs scoliosis hereditary?â€ť is, â€śnot usually,â€ť but the longer answer requires some further detail.
Scoliosis in adolescents, who comprise 80% of those afflicted, is generally idiopathic. That means its cause is unknown. In addition, â€śAdolescent idiopathi...Read more
When most of us think of scoliosis, we generally think of it in terms of how it affects children. But scoliosis pain isnâ€™t just kidsâ€™ stuff. A growing number of adults are being diagnosed with and treated for this debilitating condition. If youâ€™ve been experiencing back pain and want to rule i...Read more
It used to be that a scoliosis diagnosis meant prolonged pain, treatments that did little to correct the issue permanently, and a diminished way of life. Today, however, medical advancements and new procedures mean scoliosis treatmentÂ is easier and more successful than ever.
What is scoliosis