Dr. Wang shares the long-term risk factors associated with scoliosis.
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Well, if they make it through their growth spurt and then become an adult and they have some scoliosis, I think they are a little bit more predisposed to having back pain. Their spines are loaded a little bit a symmetrically. The muscles are pulling and holding the spine up a little bit more a symmetrically. And so I think it’s a very, very important that they keep their muscles, the abdominal muscles, the core stabilizers of the spine. They need to keep them as strong as possible.
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