Synopsis on Scoliosis

Wed, Jul 02, 2008
Asia One, The Sunday Times

At just 54, hotel cleaner Madam Choh Kin Sam had to throw in the towel and take early retirement because of her bad back.

The mother-of-four was in such pain that she could barely walk home at the end of her shift.

She was suffering from a degenerative lower-spine condition known as lumbar scoliosis.

The condition was diagnosed when she was 40, when she learnt that her lower back was curving abnormally to one side. More…