4 FAQ About Scoliosis
When a person's spine has an abnormal curve to it, they have a condition called scoliosis. About 6 million people in the United States have scoliosis. If you want to better understand this condition, here are the answers to four frequently asked questions about scoliosis. 1. What Causes Scoliosis? Some people are born with an abnormality in the spine. This is called congenital scoliosis and it occurs when a part of the spinal column lengthens more slowly than other parts of the spine while the baby grows inside the womb.