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  • Scoliosis of the Spine

    Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spineScoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine that occurs most often during the growth spurt just before puberty. While scoliosis can be caused by conditions such as cerebral palsy and muscular dystrophy, the cause of most scoliosis is unknown.

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    <p>&nbsp;Rheumatologist, discusses What is Scoliosis of the Spine?</p>

     Rheumatologist, discusses What is Scoliosis of the Spine?

  • What is scoliosis of the spine?

    he word scoliosis comes from Greek, scolios, meaning curved or crooked.Scoliosis implies and abnormal curvature of the spine, so the human spine has three normal curvatures, so just looking at you like this, my neck is curved inside. That’s a lordosis.


    Then the thoracic spine is curved back. That’s a kyphosis. And then it’s curved inwards again, another lordosis.

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