About Scoliosis Surgery

Spinal fusion is the most common surgery to correct severe scoliosis. For some patients it means freedom from a brace they may have been wearing.

What Is It?

Spinal surgery may help spinal correction for patients with scoliosis, a condition in which the spine develops one or more abnormal, side-to-side curves.

Benefits and Risks

All treatment and outcome results are specific to the individual patient, and will form part of your consultation with your healthcare professional.

Please consult your healthcare professional for a full list of benefits, indications, precautions, clinical results, and other important medical information that pertains to scoliosis surgery.

Frequently Asked Questions

Nothing can replace a conversation with your doctor. However, here you will find a few common questions about scoliosis and scoliosis surgery.

Information on this site should not be used as a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.

Last updated: 27 Sep 2010

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