What is Kyphosis and Scoliosis?

Scoliosis is abnormal curvature of the spine in the coronal (lateral) plane. Scoliosis of between 10° and 20° is called mild. … This can be caused either by hereditary or developmental factors (metabolic, habitual postures, lack of exercise etc). There are over 80 types of scoliosis and some causes are unknown (ideopathic). Curvatures up to 40 degrees can be treated non-surgically but…