A 28-year-old female asked:
I'm 24yrs old already. Lately diagnosed of mild scoliosis. Dextroconvex 5degree & levoconvex 7degree. Will it worsen? I have back strain everyday.
1 doctor answer
Dr. James Ferguson answered
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Unlikely: Progression of scoliosis occurs in 2 settings.The rapid growth of adolescence or with some degenerative disease of the bones, which I have never seen in 3+ decades of practice. Your curves should remain relatively unchanged from now on.
Answered on Nov 18, 2015
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