Scoliosis
Scoliosis Degrees

Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine. Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine that occurs most often during the growth spurt just before puberty. While scoliosis can be caused by conditions such as cerebral palsy and muscular dystrophy, the cause of most scoliosis is unknown.

Scoliosis – the health issue that rules my world!
Case courtesy of Dr Sachintha Hapugoda, Radiopaedia.org, rID: 64183

Scoliosis – the health issue that rules my world!

I was about eight years old when the school nurses came to do their annual health checkup.  They urgently wanted to speak to my Mother after my checkup. My mother just had one of her back operations and could not come to the school. I was told that my back was crooked and urgently needed to see our family physician, who would advise what to do next as I was still young. This was the first time I heard about scoliosis. I did not know it then, but scoliosis became the health issue that rules my world. My journey had…

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