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Adult scoliosis


Dealing with spinal imbalance


Adult scoliosis
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Scoliosis is the development of asymmetrical curvature and twisting of the spine. It's commonly thought of as a disease that occurs in adolescents, and is sometimes associated with wearing a back brace to keep the curve from worsening.

In fact, scoliosis is more common in older adults than in adolescents. Some adults who had scoliosis as adolescents may see gradual worsening of their scoliosis with age, but the majority of older adults with scoliosis didn't have it earlier in life.



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