Can scoliosis kill you?

Answer Scoliosis, curvature of the spine, usually occurs in childhood and does not cause death. Most cases are mild, but in severe cases complications can arise. The rib cage can press against the lungs a... Read More »

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A 12-degree curve is about the mildest curve you can have and still be called scoliosis. As you'll read below, 10 degrees or less is considered normal for a human.I've posted the following a few t... Read More »

Scholarships for Scoliosis?

There are many scholarships available for students with disabilities like scoliosis. Thanks to the generosity of schools, public and private institutions, nonprofit organizations, charitable funds ... Read More »

How do you check for scoliosis?

The best way would be to get an x-ray or have a doctor look at it. However, if you just want to check yourself, bend over and have someone look at your spine. Also, check if the shoulder blades are... Read More »

How to Treat Scoliosis?

Scoliosis is a type of disease that affects the spine and your posture. It usually happens in the early teens, but kids and adults can have it too, especially elders. Once you recognize Scoliosis, ... Read More »