• Shoulders may not be of the same height (one is higher than the other).

  • Head is not centered directly above the pelvis.

  • Ribcage is not symmetrical; ribs may be at different heights.

  • A shoulder blade is higher and more prominent than the other.

  • One hip is more prominent than the other.

  • Clothes do not hang properly.

  • The individual may lean to one side.

  • Uneven leg lengths.


Signs and symptoms in babies:


  • A bulge on one side of the chest.

  • The baby might be consistently lying curved to one side.


Some types of scoliosis can cause back pain.


In the vast majority of cases scoliosis is not painful.