Scoliosis is a condition which is characterized by an abnormal curvature of the spine. Our spine though has some natural curves, which help us to maintain the posture of our body. In scoliosis the spine develops unnatural curves and starts restricting your body movements, and might also disfigure the shape of the body. It is more common in women than in men. There is no specific reason attributed for the development of the problem. There are several types of scoliosis and your doctor will help you determine the one that you have. In majority of the severe cases surgery is the most common method to correct the posture and maintain the body alignment. In some cases where the curvature is not huge, therapies like exercises, massage and yoga along with braces are prescribed.