BACK ON TRACK What is scoliosis, what are the symptoms and what treatment does Britain’s Got Talent dancer Julia Carlile need on her spine?
SCOLIOSIS is a condition that causes the curvature or twisting of the spine.
While the ailment is relatively unknown, it isn’t uncommon and can affect people of any age.
So what is scoliosis and is there a cure?
What is scoliosis?
A twist or curve of the spine to one side has been medically defined as scoliosis.
Although the condition most commonly affects children aged 10-15, it can strike people of any age.
It’s unlikely for cases of scoliosis to improve without surgery, so it’s always important to contact your GP if you or your children spot tell-tale symptoms.