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If the curvature increases in a front to back direction, is it still considered to be scoliosis?
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: No
Bavkward bemding is called lordosis forwardis kyphosis.
Most thoracic scoliosis flattens out the nomal foward bending hypokyphoisis. Kyphosis is poorly tolerated makes your back work harder to stand.

In brief: No
Bavkward bemding is called lordosis forwardis kyphosis.
Most thoracic scoliosis flattens out the nomal foward bending hypokyphoisis. Kyphosis is poorly tolerated makes your back work harder to stand.
Dr. Mark Weston
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Dr. Keith Baldwin
Orthopedic Surgery - Pediatric
In brief: No
That is called either a kyphosis or lordosis depending on what direction it goes.

In brief: No
That is called either a kyphosis or lordosis depending on what direction it goes.
Dr. Keith Baldwin
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