Scoliosis - Symptoms and Signs

The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Scoliosis.
What symptoms and signs did you experience with scoliosis?
Share your story with others:
eMedicineHealth appreciates your comment. Your comment may be displayed on the site and will always be published anonymously.

Tell us a bit about your background to make your comments more useful to other eMedicineHealth users.

Screen Name: *

Gender of Patient:Male Female

Age Range of Patient:

I am a: Patient Caregiver

Enter your Comment (required)

* Screen Name will appear next to the published comment. Please do not include your full name or email address.

By submitting your comment, and other materials (collectively referred to as a "Submission") to MedicineNet, you grant MedicineNet permission to use, copy, transmit, publish, display, edit and modify your Submission in connection with its Web site. MedicineNet will not pay you for your Submission. You represent that you have all rights necessary for MedicineNet to use your Submission as set forth above.

Please keep these guidelines in mind when writing your comment:

  • Please make sure you address the question asked.
  • Due to the overwhelming number of comments received, not all comments will be published.
  • When selecting comments to publish, our staff will choose those that are educational and complement the topic. Please try to stay on topic.
  • Your comment may be edited. We would typically edit comments to make them clearer and more readable. We will remove personal information such as last names, email and web addresses, and other potentially harmful information.
  • We will not notify you if your comment has been published. We suggest that you check back on the topic article regularly.
  • We do not provide medical or healthcare advice, treatment, or diagnosis.

Thank you for participating!

I have read and agree to abide by the eMedicineHealth Terms and Conditions and the eMedicineHealth Privacy Policy (required).

To prevent our systems from spam, please complete the following prior to submitting your comment.

See what others are saying

Published: April 12

Six spinal surgeries have been performed to try to correct paralysis from neck fracture at C2-C4. After the 3rd surgery fusing spine, further up my spine scoliosis presented and was rapidly twisting my spine to one side. My body is contorted severely to one side and it is also affecting my ribs. At the top of the ribs, under xiphoid bone my ribs are curling under and tender to touch. I suffer constant pain up my entire spine, and at the base of spine it is now curled up and twisted to one side of where spine should be. I'm in so much pain I cannot begin to even deal with anything deemed quality of life. This is one struggle I cannot get help with..