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Can you tell me what it means to "balance torso and pelvic areas" in scoliosis surgery?

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Dr. Keith Baldwin
Orthopedic Surgery - Pediatric

In brief: Line it up

This means to bring the torso over the pelvis to line the body up in the "plumb line" or center of gravity.
To be out of balance means to have your trunk shifted to one side or the other.

In brief: Line it up

This means to bring the torso over the pelvis to line the body up in the "plumb line" or center of gravity.
To be out of balance means to have your trunk shifted to one side or the other.
Dr. Keith Baldwin
Dr. Keith Baldwin
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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
General Practice

In brief: Ask your surgeon

It is important to ask your surgeon all your detailed questions.

In brief: Ask your surgeon

It is important to ask your surgeon all your detailed questions.
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
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