Scoliosis is a progressive lateral (sideways) curvature of the spine. It is most often first detected in childhood or early adolescence. The most common type of scoliosis is called “Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis”

Scoliosis facts:

  • 2-4% of children will develop some form of scoliosis
  • It is more common in girls
  • There is often a family history of scoliosis
  • It can progress rapidly in adolescents as they undergo their growth spurts
  • Early detection and intervention is essential for the best long term results
  • Untreated scoliosis can progress and may require surgery

FIRST CHIROPRACTIC is proud to be a Scolicare Afilliate Clinic

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