By Tom Belotti (Bsc Physiotherapy)

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) is the most common form of scoliosis, widely thought of as a lateral curvature of the spine, it is actually a three dimensional structural deformity of the spine and trunk, which occurs in otherwise healthy children during puberty, cause unknown. The Cobb angle is the conventional measurement of scoliosis as taken from x-ray images in the coronal plane, curvatures <10deg are viewed as normal as they have little potential ...


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