Scoliosis

Sideways curvature of spine caused by Cerebral palsy and muscular dystrophy, however cause of most is unknown.  Symptoms can range from mild uneven shoulders and waits, one hip higher than the other to more severe symptoms like severe chronic back pain and difficulty in breathing and circulation due to rib cage pressing on lungs and heart.  Most Scoliosis patients are managed with braces to minimize worsening curvature, Surgery is reserved to minimize the curve’s progression, reduce the deformity, and maintain trunk balance.

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