Information About Scoliosis
Scoliosis is the most common congenital deformity of the spine. There are several types of scoliosis, and treatment of the condition depends on the severity.
Definition: Infantile Scoliosis
Birth to 3 years
Definition: Juvenile Scoliosis
3 years to puberty
Definition: Adolescent Scoliosis
At or just after puberty
Definition: Adult Scoliosis
Over age 20
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis occurs when there is an abnormal spine curve. Treatment is determined by which children may have curve progression.