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Reducing Your Risk of Scoliosis

Because the cause of scoliosis is unknown in the majority of cases, there are currently no known ways to reduce the risk of scoliosis.

References

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons website. Available at: http://www.aaos.org .

Campbell’s Operative Orthopaedics . 10th ed. Mosby; 2003.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases website. Available at: http://www.niams.nih.gov .

Scoliosis Research Society website. Available at: http://www.srs.org .

Revision Information

  • Reviewer: Kari Kassir, MD
  • Review Date: 09/2012 -
  • Update Date: 09/28/2012 -