Adult Scoliosis: Are You Behind the Curve?

Millions of older adults live with curvature of the spine, yet most dont know theyve got scoliosis.

Damage to the disks can cause symptoms like back pain, numbness and shooting pain down your legs (if the collapsed disks press on nerves that supply feeling to your legs). But generally, you wont have any symptoms and youll have no idea youve got scoliosis unless you have an X-ray for another condition, says Dr. Orr.
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