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Idiopathic Scoliosis

Idiopathic Scoliosis in Children, Symptoms and Causes

Idiopathic scoliosis is a type of spinal deformity and should not be confused with poor posture. A spine affected by scoliosis shows evidence of a lateral, or side-to-side curvature, with the spine looking like an "S" or "C" and a rotation of the back bones (vertebrae), giving the appearance that the person is leaning to one side.