Should I talk to my doctor about my nonstructural scoliosis symptoms?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

If you are exhibiting any of the symptoms of nonstructural scoliosis, such one shoulder or hip resting higher than the other or a sore back during extended periods in the same position, you should speak with your doctor. Because nonstructural scoliosis is caused by seemingly unrelated conditions, it is important to get diagnosed sooner rather than later so that the underlying condition may be treated. Nonstructural scoliosis can be caused by appendicitis, muscle spasms, or other inflammatory conditions.

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