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How does nonstructural scoliosis affect the body?

Nonstructural scoliosis causes the spine to curve from side-to-side, somewhat like the letters S or C. In mild cases, the most extreme effect of nonstructural scoliosis may be a sore back and stiffness from sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Nonstructural scoliosis is caused by an underlying condition such as appendicitis, muscle spasms, or a difference in leg length, and these conditions may affect the body in ways other than a curvature of the spine. Nonstructural scoliosis, however, is temporary, and the spine should straighten after the condition causing scoliosis is treated.

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