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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Kyphoscoliosis

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I have a kyphoscoliosis 55degree curve what I do in this ?

Back surgery possibl: You need to see an orthopedist. It may be too late for a brace and an operation may be indicated. ...Read more

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With kyphoscoliosis curve will rods always work, or is there an angle beyond which you can't use rods anymore?

With kyphoscoliosis curve will rods always work, or is there an angle beyond which you can't use rods anymore?

Usually: Use of rods to correct khyphoscoliosis is not a new procedure. It has been available for several decades. It's success has been proven in multiple studies. We do not seek to always fully correct the curve. We seek to balance the spine with scoliotic surgery. ...Read more

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What are some treatments for kyphoscoliosis?

What are some treatments for kyphoscoliosis?

It depends: You should have an evaluation by a chiropractor or an orthopedist. X-rays may define the degree of curvature. Yoga therapy with an iyengar instructor trained in back care is a good step. Your chiropractor or orthopedist can direct you. Find an orthopedist who is open to alternative treatments. Some physical therapist can be too agressive and cause more pain. ...Read more

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Can congenital kyphoscoliosis be hereditary? Why would someone be NEWLY diagnosed with this at age 60?

Can congenital kyphoscoliosis be hereditary? Why would someone be NEWLY diagnosed with this at age 60?

Prenatal and postnat: Congenital scoliosis occurs during embryonic and fetal development, sometimes genetic, sometimes not. Usually the cause is anomalous vertebrae, like hemivertebrae, or an open spinal defect,or a chondrodysplasia (hereditary abnormality of bone formation).. Postnatal scoliosis may be familial; if diagnosed early, severe problems requiring corrective spine surgery may be avoided.Spinal arthritis? ...Read more

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I am 21years old girl. I am suffering from kyphoscoliosis. My height is 4 ft 7 inches. Is there any possibility of getting myself physically normal.?

I am 21years old girl. I am suffering from kyphoscoliosis. My height is 4 ft 7 inches. Is there any possibility of  getting myself physically normal.?

Orthopedic eval: It might be tough. Normally you would consider bracing while undergoing active growth. At this point i would consult with a orthopedic specialist for options. ...Read more

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Severe kyphoscoliosis, doctor told me I'm probably going to need surgery in the future.What are the chances of ending paralytic due to the operation?

Severe kyphoscoliosis, doctor told me I'm probably going to need surgery in the future.What are the chances of ending paralytic due to the operation?

Less likely: The surgery done for kyphoscioiliosis is to relieve the pressure on nerves - it relieves the pain and prevents paralysis .In some cases there may be bone growth at surgical site may cause some problem .Not every body gets problem ...Read more

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Please explain what are some symptoms of a broken rib(s)?

Please explain what are some symptoms of a broken rib(s)?

Pain with inhalation: The most classic symptom is rib pain (often severe) with a deep breath. If the fracture is severe the rib may float independently from the other ribs. ...Read more

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