Fast facts on scoliosis correction:
- Scoliosis is abnormal sideways curvature of spine.
- It commonly causes cosmetic concerns due to shoulder imbalance, rib hump and twisted posture.
- Scoliosis can be corrected through surgery safely as much as spine allows to achieve a balanced, stable and fused spine
- Risk of neurological complications is <1% with the use of intra-operative neuromonitoring
14 year old teenage boy with progressive scoliosis (curvature of back) and concern over his appearance. He underwent scoliosis correction and achieved a stable and fused spine