SIGNS & SYMPTOMS

of SCOLIOSIS

  • 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.

Scoliosis Physiotherapy Institute

Scoliosis Physiotherapy & Posture Centre

231 McLeod St.

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K2P 0Z8

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