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Im taking meloxicam ones daily for severe scoliosis shoulder blade back pain.. Is it okey?? Cant live without it. What should i do?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: @Ur age no more gro-

-wth so a curve should not increase, assuming U have been followed by a spine surgeon when U were young.
If not get in 2 C 1. If U have not been followed U have no way 2 determine treatment. Severe should have been braced, & above a certain degree of curve surgery is next. U have passed the golden time so treatment is symptomatic as U R doing. If not been evaluated by a spine surgeon get in 2 C1.

In brief: @Ur age no more gro-

-wth so a curve should not increase, assuming U have been followed by a spine surgeon when U were young.
If not get in 2 C 1. If U have not been followed U have no way 2 determine treatment. Severe should have been braced, & above a certain degree of curve surgery is next. U have passed the golden time so treatment is symptomatic as U R doing. If not been evaluated by a spine surgeon get in 2 C1.
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