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Is scoliosis less common - it seems like we hear about it less now?

14 doctors weighed in
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery
9 doctors agree

In brief: No

No, it is not less common, but because we screen for it and treat it appropriately, I do think it lowers the incidence of severe cases.

In brief: No

No, it is not less common, but because we screen for it and treat it appropriately, I do think it lowers the incidence of severe cases.
Dr. Edward Hellman
Dr. Edward Hellman
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

There has been no change with this condition.

In brief: No

There has been no change with this condition.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. Jason Huffman
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

We have learned that the larger braces that were used in the past did not provide much benefit compared to small, less obvious braces so kids being treated for scoliosis are less obvious.

In brief: No

We have learned that the larger braces that were used in the past did not provide much benefit compared to small, less obvious braces so kids being treated for scoliosis are less obvious.
Dr. Jason Huffman
Dr. Jason Huffman
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