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Do children grow out of structural scoliosis?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Unfortunately, children do not grow out of structural scoliosis, though it is a very treatable condition. But if left untreated, structural scoliosis in a child can lead to life-long deformity and arthritis. It is very important to seek treatment from a doctor if you suspect your child has scoliosis.

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