There is little worse than watching your child suffer. This is especially true when it comes to adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and associated back pain. To help your child deal with the pain, you must first understand what it is they are currently dealing with and what they will face down the road. This article lays out a well thought synopsis of what the disorder is, how it associates with other aches and pains, and also provides through case studies, and treatments.
- This broad narrative review addresses the relationship between adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) and back pain
- AIS can be responsible for low back pain, particularly major cases
- However, a linear relationship between back pain and the magnitude of the deformity cannot be expected for any individual patient
“Scoliosis is a frequent pathology in adolescents. Young patients and their families frequently blame (minor) deformities, considered to be the cause of back pain.”