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Reducing Your Risk of Scoliosis

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

Revision Information

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