Adult scholiosis

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Scoliosis is a lateral or sideways curvature of the spine in one or more places. This different from the condition known as kyphosis , where the spine has an abnormal, forward-oriented curvature. Scoliosis most frequently occurs in children and teenagers. However, adults may also be diagnosed with scoliosis, either when a curve that existed in their youth progresses, or as a de novo newly diagnosed condition that can result from degenerative changes in the spine or osteoporosis. Figures Progression of adult scoliosis from age 14 top left to age 46 lower right. The curvature shown in the left image is the normal curve of the spine when it is viewed from the side not scoliosis.

How to Manage Adult Scoliosis

How to Manage Adult Scoliosis

You may have more power over adult scoliosis than you think. Doctors can offer you various treatment options, and there are things you can do to help yourself. Here are five things you might be surprised to hear about adult scoliosis. Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission.

Adult Scoliosis

Study design: Prospective analysis of a consecutive series of adult patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis of the adult and de novo degenerative scoliosis. Objectives: To clinically and radiographically study two populations of adult patients with either adolescent idiopathic scoliosis of the adult or de novo degenerative scoliosis in a quantitative manner to identify reliable radiographic parameters that correlate with clinical symptoms. Summary and background: Although there are many causes of spinal deformity in the adult, there are two main categories of adult scoliosis: adolescent idiopathic scoliosis of the adult and de novo degenerative scoliosis.
Everyone's spine has subtle natural curves. But some people have different curves, side-to-side spinal curves that also twist the spine. This condition is called "scoliosis". On an x-ray with a front or rear view of the body, the spine of a person with scoliosis looks more like an "S" or a "C" than a straight line. These curves can make a person's shoulders or waist appear uneven.