Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine into a “C” or “S” shape.  One hip may be higher than the other or one shoulder raised, or the child may lean to one side.  There is congenital scoliosis which is caused by vertebral anomalies,  idiopathic scoliosis which may not have an identifiable cause or neuromuscular, which has developed as a symptom of another condition such as cerebral palsy, physical trauma, spina bifida.

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Last Modified: December 22, 2014