A 29-year-old female asked:
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is it possible to develop scoliosis again elsewhere years after having surgery to fix it in a different part of your spine?

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Dr. Brian Duncan
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Shouldn't ...: Once you stop growing you shouldn't have significant progression of any curve unless there is some underlying nerve problem causing your scoliosis.
Answered on May 9, 2014

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