Quote Originally Posted by PNUTTRO View Post
I think that this is the real problem. A patient isn't a patient until there are symptoms. And likely a lot of kids have had their major growth spurt before the scoliosis is diagnosed. It probably takes a parent who really notices their kid's body changes to detect it early.

Especially since the majority of curves in this study are double majors. They are apparently the most likely to not be noticed until they're big because they are typically well-balanced and less likely to show.