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How do people get scoliosis?

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Dr. Greg Khounganian
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: We don't know

We do not know why adolescent (idiopathic) scoliosis occurs.
This form of scoliosis develops as adolescents as has the highest chance of progressing while we are in our skeletally immature age, teenage years. It is best to see a physician to evaluate the severity of the curve and determine the best treatment to avoid progression.

In brief: We don't know

We do not know why adolescent (idiopathic) scoliosis occurs.
This form of scoliosis develops as adolescents as has the highest chance of progressing while we are in our skeletally immature age, teenage years. It is best to see a physician to evaluate the severity of the curve and determine the best treatment to avoid progression.
Dr. Greg Khounganian
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Multifactorial

The exact cause is unknown, most believe that it has many factors.
Scoliosis is more common in talker, slender women during their growth spurt. Genetics is thought to play a large role as well.

In brief: Multifactorial

The exact cause is unknown, most believe that it has many factors.
Scoliosis is more common in talker, slender women during their growth spurt. Genetics is thought to play a large role as well.
Dr. Edward Hellman
Dr. Edward Hellman
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Depends on kind

Depends on the kind the most common idiopathic adolescent unknown.
Complex 72 piece segmented structure and gravity asymetrical growth neuromuscular ubequalmuscular ton.

In brief: Depends on kind

Depends on the kind the most common idiopathic adolescent unknown.
Complex 72 piece segmented structure and gravity asymetrical growth neuromuscular ubequalmuscular ton.
Dr. Mark Weston
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