A member asked:

Degree of scoliosis is 5 in lower thoracic & 7 in mid lumbar spine. should i get a brace/treatment? i'm 24yr/old woman.i've consistent back pain tho.

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Dr. James Ferguson answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Most wouldn't: I don't even refer cases out with that minor level of deviation. Your doc is in a better position to sort out any back pain issues but many with scoliosis at higher degrees have no pain at all.

Answered 11/28/2017



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