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Scoliosis Scoliosis By: Meredith Malnick By: Meredith Malnick
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What Is Scoliosis? What Is Scoliosis? Scoliosis is a disease that effects the nervous and skeletal systems . The vertebrae in your spine curves from side to side.
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How Do You Get Scoliosis? How Do You Get Scoliosis? Scoliosis may be pasted down through family genes Onset of puberty and hormonal changes
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What Causes Scoliosis?? What Causes Scoliosis?? There is no known cause for Scoliosis. Scoliosis is thought to be hereditary Current research is looking at genetic  make-up, diet, and problems in muscle  development
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Who Gets Scoliosis? Who Gets Scoliosis? Girls over the age of 9 are 5 times more  likely to get scoliosis than boys of the 
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Unformatted text preview: same age. Scoliosis shows up in teenagers from ages 10-14. How Do You Know If You How Do You Know If You Have Scoliosis? Have Scoliosis? You may have a hump on your back, uneven shoulders, or uneven hips or legs. 30 states require that students be tested for scoliosis. In the test the school nurse asks you to bend over and then she looks to see if your spine has abnormal curvature. How Do you treat Scoliosis How Do you treat Scoliosis For Mild Cases – Require check-up every 6 months For Moderate Cases- A Brace is Worn For Severe Cases- Surgery is necessary...
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This note was uploaded on 12/24/2011 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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