Mild scoliosis usually has no symptoms. But sometimes children have:
Severe scoliosis can cause:
Treatments depend on how severe the curve is.
A small curve may not need treatment. It may need to be checked regularly by the doctor in case it gets worse.
In more severe cases, treatment should be started as early as possible and may include:
Your child may feel badly about having scoliosis or be upset about the treatment. Talking to a professional counselor may help your child feel better.