Once it is determined that your child has scoliosis, determining the exact type is next. There are several types of scoliosis that affect infants.
- Progressive Infantile Scoliosis
- Diagnosed from birth to age 2
- Considered a non-structural type of scoliosis
- Congenital Scoliosis
- A structural issue of the vertebrae present at birth
- Examples are hemivertebrae, chiari malformation, syringomeyelia, tethered cord
By definition, progressive scoliosis will not resolve without medical intervention, so watching and waiting could result in permanent changes to your child’s spine. Early Treatment is vital because your baby is growing so quickly.
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