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Sounding Off On Scoliosis

June 19th, 2021
Scoliosis is a condition that causes the spine to curve sideways and look like an “S” or “C.” Scoliosis curves can occur anywhere on the spine, but most often develop in the spine’s thoracic, or middle, section. In most cases, scoliosis is diagnosed during adolescence, during the growth spurt just before puberty. Scoliosis affects 2 to 3 percent of the US population, or an estimated six to nine million people. And approximately three million new cases are diagnosed each year.…