What Do You Know About Scoliosis? Take This Quiz!

How much do you know about scoliosis? Take our quiz and find out now!

February 08, 2017 | HF Healthy Living Team

Scoliosis is a disorder that causes the spine or backbone to curve, often in an S- or C-shape. There are two types of scoliosis: degenerative scoliosis is caused by degeneration (loss of function) of the joints; idiopathic scoliosis is less severe and can be genetic, but its cause is unknown.

How much do you know about scoliosis? Take our quiz below to find out!

Scoliosis can affect people of all ages:
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Who is affected the most?
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What can you expect with scoliosis?
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True or false? Doctors have two ways of classifying curves in the spine.
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What causes degenerative scoliosis?
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What is the treatment for scoliosis based on?
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How can you treat scoliosis?
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Sources
“Scoliosis,” Medline Plus. Accessed January 23, 2017.
https://medlineplus.gov/scoliosis.html

“Role of Enhanced Central Leptin Activity in a Scoliosis Model,” National Center for Biotechnology Information. Accessed January 23, 2017.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26192719

“Serial Case Reporting Yoga for Idiopathic and Degenerative Scoliosis,” National Center for Biotechnology Information. Accessed January 23, 2017.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25568820

“Scoliosis in Children and Adolescents,” National Institutes of Health. Accessed January 24, 2017.
https://www.niams.nih.gov/health_info/scoliosis/scoliosis_qa.pdf

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