The spine, or backbone, helps hold the body upright. Without it, we wouldn't be able to balance, walk, or move properly. When someone has scoliosis, the spine curves from side to side. Sometimes this can cause problems.Scoliosis is rarely painful—small curves often go unnoticed by children and their parents, and are first detected during a school screening or at a regular check-up with the pediatrician.
Nonstructural scoliosis: Also known as functional scoliosis, this involves a spine that is structurally normal yet appears curved. This is a Temporary bend that changes, and is brought about by a hidden condition, for example, distinction in leg length, muscle fits or provocative and inflammatory conditions such as appendicitis. Structural scoliosis: is a fixed curve treated individually according to its cause. In some cases Structural scoliosis causes disease such as the inherited connective tissue disorder known as Marfan’s syndrome. In neuromuscular diseases, injury, infection, tumors, metabolic diseases, rheumatic diseases curve occurs on its own. Diagnosis:
The disease shows a significant statistical significance. Most cases of idiopathic scoliosis occur between age 10 and the time a child is fully grown.The Population Estimated Used was 22,697,553 and the Extrapolated Prevalence is 68,092.