Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine. It can occur in children during growth spurts or in adults due to injury, degeneration or osteoporosis.

Symptoms

The following are the most common symptoms of Scoliosis.

Individuals may experience symptoms differently.

  • unevenness in the shoulders.
  • pain and debilitation in the back and lower extremities

Treatments

The following are some available treatments of scoliosis

Please consult with your Hoag physician for a tailored care plan that best suits your situation.

  • Lifestyle Changes 
  • Physical Therapy – bracing
  • Pain Management – corticosteroid spinal injections are usually effective
  • Surgery