CAUSES OF SCOLIOSIS
Due to imbalance in the functioning muscles associated with the back and doesn’t alter the structure of the bones.
Idiopathic: the reason is unknown
Congenital: since birth
Neuromuscular: due to other conditions, it develops as a secondary symptom
MOST COMMON CURVE PATTERNS
WHAT ARE THE SIGNS TO LOOK FOR?
The below signs are common symptoms of Scoliosis, a person may have more than one symptom of the below.
Uneven shoulders (one shoulder higher than the other)
Uneven Hips (one hip higher than the other)
When standing, one foot will be turned out more and one arch of the foot is more collapsed
The ribs are protruded on one side
One of the shoulder blades is winging out
One side of the neck is shorter
The head may be tilted to one side
N.B. Consult your doctor if you notice you or your child have any of those symptoms.