Tag: Scoliosis

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3 Types of Spine Deformity: Kyphosis, Scoliosis and Lordosis

There are three types of spinal curvature: kyphosis, in which the spine of the upper back tilts forwar; scoliosis, in which the spine curves either to the left or right; and lordosis, when the lower back arches outward. Such problems can either be present at birth or develop later. Kyphosis Many people have a small […]

Scoliosis Bending Down
Neck and Back

What is Scoliosis?

Scoliosis is a problem with the curve in your spine. Some curves in your spine are normal. But a few people have spines that make a large curve from side to side in the shape of the letter “S” or the letter “C.” If this curve is severe, it can cause pain and make breathing difficult. The good […]

Scoliosis
Neck and Back

Scoliosis

What is scoliosis? Scoliosis is a medical condition in which a person’s spine is curved from side to side, shaped like an “s” or “c”, and the spine may also be rotated. How is scoliosis diagnosed? A rib “hump” or a prominent shoulder blade caused by rotation of the ribcage in thoracic scoliosis can be […]