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Reducing Your Risk of Scoliosis

There are no current guidelines to reduce the risk of scoliosis because in most cases, the cause is unknown.

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Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at:http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T116647/Adolescent-idiopathic-scoliosis. Updated March 18, 2017. Accessed May 16, 2017.

Congenital scoliosis and kyphosis. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at:http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T908760/Congenital-scoliosis-and-kyphosis. Updated January 19, 2016. Accessed May 16, 2017.

Infantile and juvenile idiopathic scoliosis. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at:http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T908759/Infantile-and-juvenile-idiopathic-scoliosis. Updated July 13, 2016. Accessed May 16, 2017.

Last reviewed May 2017 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Michael Woods, MD, FAAP  Last Updated: 12/20/2014