Adult Progression of Scoliosis

Q.I have had scoliosis for a long time now. My spine has had a 13-degree curve in it for two years. I went to see my orthopedic doctor last week. It has now progressed to a 20-degree curve. I am 32 years old. Why is it progressing? I thought it only got worse in growing children and that when you became an adult it wouldn’t worsen. Could it get even worse than it is now, or could it stay at 20 degrees? (more…)

March 27th, 2012 - Posted in Bone Diseases | | Comments Off