Scoliosis

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Scoliosis Guide

Cary Cook BSN RN

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Scoliosis Definition

Definition

Scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine, or backbone. Instead of a straight vertical line from the neck to the buttocks, the spine has a C- or S-shape. This can result in uneven shoulders and hips.

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