Adult Scoliosis – A Continuation from Childhood
When we hear about scoliosis, most of the time the conversation centers around how this deformity affects teens and adolescents. Surely, finding out you have scoliosis is a major challenge for a young person.
But scoliosis also affects adults. It does so in one of two ways – either as a continuation of scoliosis that developed early in life or as an entirely separate condition, known as adult degenerative scoliosis.
This article will give you basic information about adult idiopathic scoliosis. The term “idiopathic” refers to the fact that the experts – your doctor, researchers in the spine field, and others in the know – can’t tell what causes it. Idiopathic scoliosis is the most common type of scoliosis and affects both children and adults