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    Old 11-03-2014, 11:53 AM   #1
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    Not born with scoliosis

    Was anyone here not born with scoliosis? I developed it after an injury while pregnant with my son (he's 13 yrs old now). I also have hypothyroidism diagnosed just over a year ago. Throw in migraine headaches since I was elementary school and I feel pretty sickly! lol! All kidding aside, I am growing weary of people saying to me that I "look fine" other than probably being lazy or depressed and what not. My 3 main complaints don't really have any outward symptoms. I'm just venting here. Thank you to anyone who will listen!

     
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    Old 11-05-2014, 06:13 PM   #2
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    Re: Not born with scoliosis

    Does the scoliosis cause you problems? Lots of people who have back problems develop scoliosis. There is something known as adult-onset scoliosis.

    This is a type of scoliosis that is fairly common , occurring in 6 to 68% of the adult population...depending on how it is defined. Some specialists consider a curve of 10%, which is not visible to the "untrained" eye, to be adult onset scoliosis.

    In many cases it is an incidental finding, meaning it exists but isn't really much of a concern.

     
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    Old 11-10-2014, 04:45 PM   #3
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    Re: Not born with scoliosis

    I was not born with scoliosis and was officially diagnosed when I was 13. It was managed with a back brace for a few years (38 degree curvature). Now I'm just keeping an eye on it. I suppose if I develop any issues, I will get a referral to an orthopedic doctor.

     
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