Can a breech birth cause scoliosis?

Answer The exact cause of infantile scoliosis is unknown. However, some theories point to breech birth as a possible reason. The theory is that if a pelvic imbalance caused the scoliosis, this could have ... Read More »

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What methods are there to avoid a breech birth?

The risks of vaginal breech delivery can be avoided by delivering the baby through a surgical procedure (cesarean section, also known as c-section). For the past twenty years, cesarean section has ... Read More »

What treatment exists for resolving a breech birth?

If a fetus is in the breech position in the last weeks of pregnancy, there are three possible courses of action: Cesarean section, attempted version, or vaginal breech delivery.

Can an injury cause scoliosis?

According to Mayo Clinic, scoliosis is a curvature of the spine. One of the causes can be having one leg shorter than the other. Therefore, an injury cannot directly cause scoliosis, but if a leg l... Read More »

Can cervical sprain cause scoliosis?

Cervical sprain is not a known cause of scoliosis. The cause of the most common type of scoliosis is idiopathic, or not known. Rarer forms of scoliosis can be caused by neuromuscular disease, birth... Read More »