is an abnormal curve of the spine or back bone. In most cases, the cause of scoliosis is unknown [ idiopathic ].
There are several types of scoliosis based on the cause and age when the curve develops. It is more common in girls than boys. It can be seen at any age, but it is most common in those over 10 years of age.
Depending on the severity of the curve and the risk for it getting worse, scoliosis can be treated with observation, bracing