Scoliosis of the spine: Treatment, Symptoms and Causes Scoliosis is a complex deformation of the spine, in which there is a lateral curvature in the posterior planes and a spliced rotation of the spinal column around the axis. There is generally two (2) types of scoliosis: Congenital and idiopathic scoliosis. Congenital scoliosis occurs when it is born with a structural deviation of the spine. Your back will turn left…