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Information About Scoliosis

We Have to Know about the Scoliosis 

  • Scoliosis is a curving of the spine. The spine curves away from the middle or sideways

Causes of Scoliosis

  • Scoliosis- Congenital scoliosis is due to a problem with the formation of vertebrae or fused ribs during prenatal development
  • Neuromuscular scoliosis is caused by problems such as poor muscle control or muscular weakness or paralysis due to diseases such as cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spina bifida, and polls
  • Idiopathic scoliosis is of unknown cause and appears in a previously straight spine

Signs & Symptoms of Scoliosis

  • The spine curves abnormally to the side (literally)
  • Shoulders or hips appearing uneven
  • A backache or low-back pain
  • Fatigue

Medical advice for Scoliosis

  • If you experience pain and weakness in the leg

Risk factors of Scoliosis

  • When frequent heavy pain occur consult a doctor

Treatment for Scoliosis

  • Generally, no treatment required
  • Physiotherapy
  • Application of braces
  • Surgery rarely

Self-care for Scoliosis

  • Yoga

Investigations for Scoliosis

  • X-ray spine.
Medical advice for Scoliosis