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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
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
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
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.?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Both: A cath will allow them to look inside the arteries. If there is a significant blockage they can fix it. ...Read more
Both: a cath post NSTEMI is done for "early definitive diagnosis and therapy". a non-invasive risk assessment will provide similar intermediate term mortality benefits, but may have more hospitalizations for chest pain and the patient will be on more meds for angina. in a young active person, the invasive approach is often reasonable. in an elderly sedentary person, i'm comfortable with noninvasive. ...Read more
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