Spinal Fusion for Scoliosis: How & Why is a Spinal Fusion Done?

Spinal Fusion for Scoliosis: How & Why is a Spinal Fusion Done?
Scoliosis is defined and diagnosed by an abnormal curvature of the spine. Instead of being straight, the spine deforms into a curve that when x-rayed looks more like a squirmy worm or slithering snake (sorry for this visual!).

Scoliosis is defined and diagnosed by an abnormal curvature of the spine. Instead of being straight, the spine deforms into a curve that when x-rayed looks more like a squirmy worm or slithering snake (sorry for this visual!).

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Source: PeerWell

 

  • North American Spine Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Dignity health St johns medical center
  • Community Memorial Health System
  • New England Baptist Hospital
  • Manonmaniam Sundaranar University