Scoliosis Topic Guide

Scoliosis Scoliosis: Scoliosis is a condition characterized by abnormal curving of the spine to the right or left when viewed from the front side of the patient. Scoliosis can cause an abnormal walking gait, back pain and back muscle fatigue, and can cause misalignment of the hips and shoulders. Most scoliosis doesn't require treatment, but a back brace in children may be used in severe cases.

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