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need help with 6yr old

My daughter is 6.5 yrs old. She was born perfectly healthy and normal but a muscular spasm started appearing on the left side of her neck at the age of 4+. We were advised physical therapy at home which included massage and stretching exercises. Initially it seemed to be effective as the spasm became less visible. However, now it has reappeared even though physical therapy is still being given. The muscle with the spasm is stretched and protudes slightly outward, her left shoulder is now slightly raised than the right one and her face also seems slightly stretched towards the left side. Doctors now suggest she might have scoliosis.

We are confused how to know for sure if it's torticollis or scoliosis?? What's the treatment for scoliosis? And would she be able to lead a normal healthy life incase scoliosis is confirmed?? Please help!!
Thank you.
Anxious mother.
(apologies for posting a question that doesn't fall into the category of this forum)
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