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Can you still join the air force with minor scoliosis?
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Dr. Jason Huffman
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
This may depend on the actual degree of your curve but as a general rule minor scoliosis should not restrict your activities or occupation.

In brief: Yes
This may depend on the actual degree of your curve but as a general rule minor scoliosis should not restrict your activities or occupation.
Dr. Jason Huffman
Dr. Jason Huffman
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends on degree.
The following is cause for rejection: "there is lumbar scoliosis greater than 20 degrees, thoracic scoliosis greater than 30 degrees, and kyphosis or lordosis greater than 55 degrees when measured by the cobb method".

In brief: Depends on degree.
The following is cause for rejection: "there is lumbar scoliosis greater than 20 degrees, thoracic scoliosis greater than 30 degrees, and kyphosis or lordosis greater than 55 degrees when measured by the cobb method".
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
In brief: Yes
There should not be any issue with a small curvature related to idiopathic scoliosis.

In brief: Yes
There should not be any issue with a small curvature related to idiopathic scoliosis.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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