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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Please help with scoliosis?

If indeed you truly do have Scoliosis, that in itself would require a REFERRAL to a specialist for complete confirmation. A complete physical examination is in order. or your info, as a rule the ap... Read More »


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 »

What is Scoliosis ?

Scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine that usually develops during childhood. About three to five of every 1,000 children develop scoliosis with enough curvature to require treatment, acc... Read More »

Who discovered scoliosis first?

Hippocrates is widely credited as first discovering scoliosis around 500 BC. Scoliosis, a sideways spinal curvature, can be syndromic or idiopathic. Syndromic scoliosis can be attributed to a disea... Read More »