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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic : If you have scoliosis you should see an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in spine( did an 'extra' year in a spine fellowship).... Or a pediatric ort ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic spine : Surgeon, will be the best one to take care of you.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Perhaps spinal: If truly slight, you may not need to see anyone. But to get a thorough assessment and a chance to address all your concerns, see a spinal specialist ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Katz
Dr. Ira Katz answered
23 years experience Endocrinology
Ortho / neurosurgeon: Orthopedists treat both scoliosis & herniated discs. However, you want to see and ortho-spine specialist & not just any ortho. Neurosurgeons a ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Elskens
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Scoliosis: Do you really want the cheapest? I wouldn't want the lowest bidder for everything i do. The most appropriate care is, by nature, cost effective. Start ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
38 years experience Neurology
Spine surgeon: Orthopedic surgeons treat scoliosis, the management is conservative with exercise unless the curvature is progressive. Try to find a physician that sp ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
51 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Harrington: In the early 1980's the harrington rod was still the most system to corect scoliosis. Following that period the cotrel & dubousset or cd instrumentati ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Woodruff
14 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Scoliosis: Scoliosis diagnosed later in life tends to be degenerative in nature, meaning essentially that it is caused by arthritis and breakdown of the interver ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Watson
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
X-rays and exam: A physical exam of the spine is helpful to identify the severity of the deformity clinically. Full length xrays of the spine are needed to judge radi ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
23 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
It could be that: you're just worrying more about it because your doctor put you on the lookout. If it doesn't resolve in a couple weeks, go see your doctor for your p ... Read More

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