Spine Disorders Database
Signs and Symptoms
When to See a Spine Specialist
Screening and Diagnosis
The following terms are often used to describe this condition.
Dextroscoliosis: Spinal curve with a convexity to the right
Levoscoliosis: Spinal curve with a convexity to the left
Rotoscoloisis: Spinal curve with rotation of the vertebrae
Kyphoscoliosis: Spinal curve with an element of kyphosis which refers to a normal postural curve in a posterior direction.