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X-ray revealed moderate upper lumbar scoliosis and osteophytes in lumbar vertebrae. Possible cause of severe low back and hip pain? Treatment options?

Early arthritis. Not sure why a 34yo has these problems. Your description of X-ray sounds like back spasm causing some local splinting and curvature,not classic scoliosis. Osteophytes typically seen in degenerative arthritis. Do you have autoimmune disease? Lupus? Psoriasis? Rheumatoid? . Read more...

Could hip pain be a result I scoliosis?

It depends. How old are you, how severe is the scoliosis and do you have an abnormal gait that could potentially and over time put undue strain on the corresponding hip ? Have you had the hip pain evaluated ?Thus it is difficult to provide you with a meaningful answer without knowing answers to the above questions. Be well. Read more...

Can hip pain be a result of scoliosis? Can any docs explain?

Yes. However, many people think they have hip pain when in truth the discomfort is caused by the back and not the hip. Read more...
Yes. It is not uncommon for patients with scoliosis to have an "uneven" pelvis, otherwise known as pelvic obliquity. Pelvic obliquity can definitely no tribute to hip pain through a number of mechanisms. Don't hesitate to see a specialist to discuss further. Read more...

What's the best brand mattress for someone who suffers from a bad back and is a side sleeper? I have scoliosis and hip pain.

Whichever helps. There is no "magic" mattress. The best one is the one that makes you feel the best. This is essentially a matter of opinion. Read more...