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Scoliosis

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What Is the Treatment for Scoliosis? continued...

In young children, another technique that does not involve fusion may be used since fusion stops growth of the fused part of the spine. In this case, a brace must always be worn after surgery.

What Is the Treatment for Scoliosis? continued...

Many studies have shown that electrical stimulation, exercise programs, and manipulation are of no benefit in preventing the progression of scoliosis. However, people with scoliosis should stay active and fit.

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Reviewed by Kimball Johnson, MD on May 14, 2012
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