“Idiopathic Scoliosis can be defined as a three dimensional deformity of the spine and trunk which appears in apparently healthy children and can progress in relation to multiple factors during rapid growth and later in life”.
(Mrigos, Th Grivas, J O’Brien- Scoliosis Journal 2010)
Complex 3D Deformity of Spine and Trunk
- -Lateral Translation
Non-idiopathic scoliosis is managed in the same ways and behaves the same but instead has a driver of the deformity.