Scoliosis is a lateral curvature of the spine.  Scoliosis is typically diagnosed in boys and girls between the ages of 8 to 18.  It is more common with girls.  There are several causes of scoliosis, the two most common are congenital and habitual.  Congenital scoliosis occurs when someone is born with a lateral curvature of the spine.  Habitual causes are environmental or situational depending on the habits of the individual.  Carrying backpacks improperly can contribute to a spinal distortion.  Poor sitting habits and practicing poor posture can also affect spinal development in children.  Signs of scoliosis are a high hip (uneven hips), a high shoulder, the head being off center, head tilt, back and leg pain.

Scoliosis

Symptoms:  The spine curving abnormally to the side (laterally), shoulders and/or hips appearing uneven, backache, low back pain, fatigue, stooped posture.

 

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City Chiro Sports Center

2240 Marketplace Blvd. 160

Irving, Tx. 75063
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