There are many different types and forms of scoliosis

It is often best to see a specialist who has experience of dealing with it in thier everyday practice

In very young children seeing a specilasit in childrens spine disorders is very important to have the correct diagnosis and treatment

Congental scoliosis is something that is present at birth

Early onset scoliosis under the age of 6 can have consequences for lung development

The most common form is adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and this is usually apparrent around the time of puberty

Syndromal or neuromuscular scoliosis can have a variety of causes

Adults scoliosis commonly occurs in mid to late life. It can get worse and sometimes pain can be part of the condition. Assessment and discussion of treatment options can improve piece of mind about what the future may hold