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Some Facts about Scoliosis

Posted by VolunteerSG Admin | Posted in From our Supporters | Posted on 20-03-2010

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Who is likely to have it?

sxc stock woman backIn an article published in The Spine Journal, 2005. A prevalence survey of 72,699 schoolchildren in four age groups was performed in Singapore.

The study showed that the prevalence rates were 0.05% for girls and 0.02% for boys at 6 to 7 years of age, 0.24% for girls and 0.15% for boys at 9 to 10 years of age, 1.37% for girls and 0.21% for boys at 11 to 12 years of age, and 2.22% and 0.66%, respectively, for girls and boys at 13 to 14 years of age.

The prevalence increased rapidly for girls by the age of 11 to 14.

-provided by Kinesis Physio & Rehab

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