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Scoliosis - when does it have to be treated?
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Dr. Myra Skluth
Internal Medicine
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In brief: In childhood
Best treated during childhood.

In brief: In childhood
Best treated during childhood.
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Dr. Myra Skluth
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Any age
There are two components to scoliosis treatment.
One is based on the structural issues of the curve and the second is based on the symptoms a patient might have from their scoliosis. Structural treatment is based upon the age of the patient and the size of the curve. Symptomatic treatment is based upon how much trouble the person is having with their back and treatment options are multiple.

In brief: Any age
There are two components to scoliosis treatment.
One is based on the structural issues of the curve and the second is based on the symptoms a patient might have from their scoliosis. Structural treatment is based upon the age of the patient and the size of the curve. Symptomatic treatment is based upon how much trouble the person is having with their back and treatment options are multiple.
Dr. Edward Hellman
Dr. Edward Hellman
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