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Schoolyard scourge grows up

Adult-onset scoliosis, an asymmetrical curvature of the spine, can lead to a misshapen body and disabling pain

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  • Newspaper section: Life
  • Writer: Jane E Brody
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On a family trip to the Grand Canyon three summers ago, my son Erik, who was hiking behind me, remarked: ''Mum, your right hip is higher than your left.'' 

''I know,'' I replied, promptly dismissing this observation.

But it returned to haunt me many months later, when I had two related realisations: My left trouser legs were all too long, and I had shrunk another inch.

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