In the United States there are millions of people of all ages suffering from some form of scoliosis which can cause serious pain in lower right back area. This atypical lateral curvature of the spinal column, while usually not life threatening, will often negatively affect a person’s quality of life both physically and psychologically. Scoliosis, which commonly occurs in the lower two-thirds of the spine, is generally first diagnosed during adolescence and is more predominant in females than males.
There is no cure for scoliosis. It is not considered a disease but, rather, a deformity which is thought to be brought on by any number of different reasons, such as physical trauma, hereditary factors or nervous system disorders, just to name a few. [Read more…]