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My daughter is scheduled to have posterior spinal fusion with instrumentation in february to correct a 55 degree. What can I expect?

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Dr. Zachariah George
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Scoliosis

Pain and discomfort after surgery.
About 4 days +/- 1-2 days in hospital. Possible brace. Therapy. Feeling much better at 2 weeks. No bending/lifting/turning for a period determined by your surgeon. Straighter spine and hopefully a happier daughter. Good luck!

In brief: Scoliosis

Pain and discomfort after surgery.
About 4 days +/- 1-2 days in hospital. Possible brace. Therapy. Feeling much better at 2 weeks. No bending/lifting/turning for a period determined by your surgeon. Straighter spine and hopefully a happier daughter. Good luck!
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