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Do you need to consider scoliosis and subluxations in the back when getting treated for herniated disk?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Potentially
If the condition is mild, then simple and conservative treatments don't necessarily require a lot of specifics; such as for example rest or medications.
Once you get beyond that, however, it becomes more important to identify all the specific conditions that are contributing to a patients problem.

In brief: Potentially
If the condition is mild, then simple and conservative treatments don't necessarily require a lot of specifics; such as for example rest or medications.
Once you get beyond that, however, it becomes more important to identify all the specific conditions that are contributing to a patients problem.
Dr. Edward Hellman
Dr. Edward Hellman
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Only if thinking OR
Not for non operative treatment do you need to consider any scoliosis or deformity.
However, these may affect outcome of non operative treatment and are definitely considered in operative planning where indicated.

In brief: Only if thinking OR
Not for non operative treatment do you need to consider any scoliosis or deformity.
However, these may affect outcome of non operative treatment and are definitely considered in operative planning where indicated.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Yes
Those conditions happened in the same area and your spine surgeon will take x-ray and MRI to see to see if you have this condition? And advise accordingly.

In brief: Yes
Those conditions happened in the same area and your spine surgeon will take x-ray and MRI to see to see if you have this condition? And advise accordingly.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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