Scoliosis Correction Surgeries
Scoliosis causes the spine to curve sideways abnormally. It can be caused by some conditions such as muscular dystrophy and cerebral palsy, however cause is unknown in most cases. It generally occurs during the growth period prior puberty. Mild cases of scoliosis are often manageable, however some deformities get worse if left untreated. Severe cases of scoliosis can affect the functions of lungs and be disabling in life. The case should be monitored using X-Rays to check if it is getting worse. Surgery might be preferred to correct severe cases as well as cases that keep getting worse.