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Table 2 Curve types in the study (n = 47)

From: The effect of compliance to a Rigo System Cheneau brace and a specific exercise programme on idiopathic scoliosis curvature: a comparative study: SOSORT 2014 award winner

Curve type Description of curve type Number of subjects
Double major curves Two Cobb angles: one in thoracic area (T) and one in lumbar (L) or thoracolumbar (TL) region. Similar Cobb angle size. 31 (22 were thoracic and lumbar: 9 were thoracic and thoracolumbar)
(T + L ) or (T + TL)
Thoracic curves Main curve, apical vertebra in thoracic region. There could be a minor (smaller) lumbar curve. 13
Thoracolumbar curves A single curve, apical vertebra at the thoracolumbar junction, T12 or L1. 3
  Total 47