A 29-year-old member asked:
If i have kyphosis and scoliosis, should i have corrective surgery?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Depends: It depends on the magnitude and location of your curve. You need to see your orthopedic spinal specialist who will determine what is the best treatment for you.
5.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 40 years experience
Size counts: Usually surgery is for curves over 50 degrees in people who are of the appropriate health to undergo such a surgery. A spine surgeon can assess the need for any corrective surgery.
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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