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What are treatments for scoliosis?
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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery
9 doctors agree
In brief: Many options
The options depend on severity of curve, what part of the body is involved, symptoms (pain, numbness, tingling, weakness), age, flexibility, overall health.
For milder curves, exercise, maybe medication will be enough. In growing young folks, bracing may be an option. For more severe curves, worsening curves, those with nerve or spinal cord pressure, surgery may be a good choice.

In brief: Many options
The options depend on severity of curve, what part of the body is involved, symptoms (pain, numbness, tingling, weakness), age, flexibility, overall health.
For milder curves, exercise, maybe medication will be enough. In growing young folks, bracing may be an option. For more severe curves, worsening curves, those with nerve or spinal cord pressure, surgery may be a good choice.
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Dr. Michael Bolesta
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Dr. Alexandre De Moura
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Varied
Curves beyond 10 degrees and young patient brace until skeletal maturity, if curve progresses beyond 40-50 than surgery will be required.

In brief: Varied
Curves beyond 10 degrees and young patient brace until skeletal maturity, if curve progresses beyond 40-50 than surgery will be required.
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
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