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Is there a way to get rid of scoliosis?

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Dr. Keith Baldwin
Orthopedic Surgery - Pediatric

In brief: Short of fusion?

Scoliosis is a lateral curvature of the spine.
Most cases are idiopathic (unknown cause). It can be observed, braced, or operated on. The only cure is surgery, but it is reserved for severe cases. Even with surgery, patients with scoliosis have more episodes of acute and chronic back pain.

In brief: Short of fusion?

Scoliosis is a lateral curvature of the spine.
Most cases are idiopathic (unknown cause). It can be observed, braced, or operated on. The only cure is surgery, but it is reserved for severe cases. Even with surgery, patients with scoliosis have more episodes of acute and chronic back pain.
Dr. Keith Baldwin
Dr. Keith Baldwin
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Dr. Marci Dietrich
Bariatrics

In brief: Scoliosis

No. But, improvements of the severity of the curve(s) of a patient's spine are possible.
Testing ordered by your physician is needed to find out appropriate treatment. A patient's age, bone age, health history, family history, degrees of the curve(s) are considered. For a minor curve: observation, moderate/severe curves could be helped by bracing and surgery; electrical stimulation has been used.

In brief: Scoliosis

No. But, improvements of the severity of the curve(s) of a patient's spine are possible.
Testing ordered by your physician is needed to find out appropriate treatment. A patient's age, bone age, health history, family history, degrees of the curve(s) are considered. For a minor curve: observation, moderate/severe curves could be helped by bracing and surgery; electrical stimulation has been used.
Dr. Marci Dietrich
Dr. Marci Dietrich
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