Dec 04, 2018 · Does scoliosis get worse with age? It doesn’t have to. It’s important to understand diet and exercise isn’t going to cure scoliosis. But for adults with scoliosis, taking these types of basic steps can prevent the problem from getting worse. And for everyone else, a healthy lifestyle can go a long way towards preventing adult-onset scoliosis. There is something you can do about the progression of your adult scoliosis. There is a solution besides waiting and watching your curves get worse or undergoing risky and ineffective spine surgery. The solution is C.L.E.A.R.
Being diagnosed with any form of scoliosis is difficult, and it’s natural to wonder if your spinal curve will progress in the future. Unfortunately, the answer is very often yes - if scoliosis is left without treatment, it will usually get progressively worse over time unless the patient seeks treatment for their condition. Q: Will untreated adult scoliosis get worse year after year? A: I've followed patients for over twenty years, and have found that probably 60% of adult patients do not get worse. Of the remaining 40% about 10% show a very significant progression, while the other 30% will show a very mild progression, maybe less than one degree per year.
But curves in girls are 10 times more likely to get worse and may need to be treated. Scoliosis diagnosed during the teen years can continue into adulthood. The greater the angle of the spine. Aug 17, 2009 · Front Page. Monday, August 17, 2009 Scoliosis may worsen with age, but exercise can help. By Amanda Schoenberg Journal Staff Writer Here .