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Forum Name: Spinal problems and back pain

Question: can't touch toes, not even close

 lilysuzanne - Thu Oct 06, 2005 12:53 pm

my 19 year old son can onlybend far enough so hands are about six inches from ankle. He said he was always like this in elementary school, is there a problem?
 babygirl18 - Sun Jan 22, 2006 2:44 am

Hi, I read your post and I have only one question for you... Has your son been tested for Scoliosis? I myself have been diagnosed with Scoliosis and I have never been able to touch my toes. I'm an 18 year old female and I am reaching out to those who may have Scoliosis. Please feel free to write back if you have any addition questions. I'm not saying that I think your son definitely has Scoliosis, but I do want to put it out there that Scoliosis may be what is causing your son to not be able to bend that far. I hope this has helped in some way. Take care!

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