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Scoliosis (cont.)

Scoliosis Symptoms

These symptoms are only those associated with the spine being curved:

  • Your head may be off center.

  • One hip or shoulder may be higher than the other.

  • You may walk with a rolling gait.

  • The opposite sides of the body may not appear level.

  • You may experience back pain or tire easily during activities that require excessive trunk (chest and belly) movement.

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