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Can scoliosis surgery stop you from growing?

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Dr. Stan Lee
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Yes

Surgical treatment of scoliosis usually involves correction and fusion of the curvature which would halt growth in these segments of the spine.
However, in a growing adolescent or child, a large portion of overall growth occurs at the growth zones in the legs and arms, which remain unaffected.

In brief: Yes

Surgical treatment of scoliosis usually involves correction and fusion of the curvature which would halt growth in these segments of the spine.
However, in a growing adolescent or child, a large portion of overall growth occurs at the growth zones in the legs and arms, which remain unaffected.
Dr. Stan Lee
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Yes but

Iu willstop growth of the spine but you gain height with a straighter spine your legs will continue to grow if your curve is bigger than 45 degrees youll shrink if you dont fix it.

In brief: Yes but

Iu willstop growth of the spine but you gain height with a straighter spine your legs will continue to grow if your curve is bigger than 45 degrees youll shrink if you dont fix it.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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