Is scoliosis deadly?

Answer Scoliosis, or curvature of the spine, is not itself deadly, although some people may have breathing problems if the curvature is severe. People with muscular dystrophy also may have have scoliosis,... 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 »

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 »

Is scoliosis a disability?

in the case of an SSDI application, it is always determined if the applicant can return to past work. If that is deemed not possible then it is determined if the applicant can be given any form of ... Read More »

Can scoliosis kill you?

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 »