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Scoliosis
Scoliosis is an unnatural curvature of the spine. The normal shape of the spine includes a top-of-the-shoulder curve and a lower back curve. Scoliosis causes the spine to curve from side to side or in an “S” or “C” shape. The condition is often diagnosed early in a child’s life. Common causes (when they can be pinpointed) are birth defects, neurological abnormalities, and genetic conditions. More »
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Scoliosis of the Spine: Image, Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

www.webmd.com/osteoarthritis/guide/arthritis-scoliosis

May 22, 2016 ... WebMD explains scoliosis, or curvature of the spine, and how it is assessed and corrected.

Symptoms and causes - Scoliosis - Mayo Clinic

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/scoliosis/symptoms-causes/dxc-20193699

Mar 8, 2016 ... If a scoliosis curve gets worse, the spine will also rotate or twist, in addition to curving side to side. This causes the ribs on one side of the body ...

Scoliosis: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments - Medical News Today

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/190940.php

Jun 7, 2016 ... Scoliosis is a condition that causes the spine to curve to the side. It can affect any part of the spine, but the most common regions are the chest ...

Scoliosis Symptoms, Treatment, Causes - What causes scoliosis ...

www.medicinenet.com/scoliosis/page2.htm

Nov 30, 2016 ... What causes scoliosis? What are the causes of other types of scoliosis? What are risk factors for scoliosis?

Scoliosis | Scoliosis Research Society

www.srs.org/patients-and-families/conditions-and-treatments/parents/scoliosis

In fact, in more than 80 percent of scoliosis cases, a specific cause is not known. Such cases are termed idiopathic (meaning of undetermined cause), and they ...

Fast Facts About Scoliosis

www.niams.nih.gov/health_info/scoliosis/scoliosis_ff.asp

In most people with scoliosis, the cause is not known. In some cases, there is a known cause. Doctors classify curves as ...

Scoliosis: Types, Causes, and Symptoms - Healthline

www.healthline.com/health/scoliosis

Nov 14, 2016 ... Scoliosis, an abnormal curve of the spine, is often diagnosed in childhood. Read on to learn about its causes, symptoms, and treatment options.

Degenerative Scoliosis - Spine-Health

www.spine-health.com/conditions/scoliosis/degenerative-scoliosis

Understanding adult scoliosis, or degenerative scoliosis, including what causes it and a full range of nonsurgical and surgical treatment options.

Scoliosis - Causes - NHS Choices

www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Scoliosis/Pages/Causes.aspx

In most cases, the cause of scoliosis is unknown and it cannot usually be prevented. It is not thought to be linked with things such as bad posture, exercise or diet ...