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Do I need to have surgery for scoliosis?

Dr. Noojan Kazemi, Neurosurgeon In severe cases of scoliosis, surgery may be the best option to improve the spinal curve. Surgery usually involves stabilizing the spine and keeping the curve from getting worse by permanently joining the vertebrae together. Things that are considered before surgery include: The person's age. The size, direction, and location [...]

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What do I need to know about scoliosis?

Dr. Noojan Kazemi, Neurosurgeon Scoliosis is a type of spinal deformity in which the spine shows evidence of a lateral, or side-to-side curvature, that looks like an "S" or "C" and a rotation of the back bones (vertebrae), giving the appearance that the person is leaning to one side. According to the Scoliosis Research [...]

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