What To Expect From Revision Spine Surgery

Most of us can’t imagine anything more horrific than finally deciding to have back surgery and then having it fail to produce relief. You still have the same intolerable pain, and maybe it’s even worse. What a nightmare! If you or someone you know has been through this ordeal, let us give you some key facts about what to expect from revision spine surgery.

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Risk Factors For Sciatica Pain & When To See Spine & Scoliosis Specialists

If you have ever had sciatica pain, you understand the nagging and burning pain that runs through your lower back and down your leg, and how difficult it is to find relief. It may come and go or may only last a few days, but if it keeps coming back, it’s best to understand the risk factors for sciatica pain and when to see Spine & Scoliosis Specialists.

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Why Summer Is a Prime Time for Scoliosis to be Noticed

If you have a growing tween or adolescent, you are aware of how they are changing day to day. Growth spurts, voice changes, and sudden hair growth clearly note if puberty is in full bloom. During the hot days of summer kids are wearing t-shirts and bathing suits, so the shape of their bodies is more evident to parents. That’s why summer can be a prime time for scoliosis symptoms to become noticeable.

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An Overview on the Types of Scoliosis

Uneven shoulders and waist, one hip higher than the other, and a shoulder blade being more prominent than the other are all early signs of scoliosis. It can be hard to detect at first, but once diagnosed should be monitored as the more serious cases can lead to lung and heart damage. Here’s an overview on the types of scoliosis, what to watch for, and when to see Spine & Scoliosis Specialists.

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