Treatment for scoliosisTTreatment for scoliosisTreatment for scoliosisEnglishOrthopaedics/MusculoskeletalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Vertebrae;SpineMuscular system;Skeletal systemProcedures;Non-drug treatmentAdult (19+)NA2008-06-01T04:00:00ZSandra Donaldson, BA;Andrew Howard, MD, MSc, FRCSC;James G. Wright, MD, MPH, FRCSC7.0000000000000074.0000000000000217.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Find out what type of scoliosis treatment might be needed for particular types of curves with the resource centre created by the Canadian Paediatric Hospitals.</p><p> The need for treatment depends on the type and size of your teen's curve. </p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li>Small curves may only require observation, while medium-sized curves may require observation or a brace. Teens with a large surve may require surgery. </li></ul>
Le traitement de la scolioseLLe traitement de la scolioseTreatment for scoliosisFrenchOrthopaedics/MusculoskeletalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Vertebrae;SpineMuscular system;Skeletal systemProcedures;Non-drug treatmentAdult (19+)NA2008-06-01T04:00:00ZSandra Donaldson, BA;Andrew Howard, MD, MSc, FRCSC;James G. Wright, MD, MPH, FRCSC7.0000000000000074.0000000000000217.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Découvrez quel type de traitement contre la scoliose pourrait être nécessaire en fonction des types particuliers de courbures à l’Association canadienne des hôpitaux pédiatriques. </p><p>Les besoins de traitement dépendent du type et de l’ampleur de la courbure de votre adolescent. </p><h2> À retenir </h2> <ul><li> Les petites courbures peuvent nécessiter uniquement des rendez-vous d’observation alors que les courbures moyennes peuvent nécessiter des rendez-vous d’observation ou un corset. </li> <li> Les adolescents présentant une grande courbure pourraient avoir besoin d’une intervention chirurgicale.</li></ul>

 

 

Treatment for scoliosis2019.00000000000Treatment for scoliosisTreatment for scoliosisTEnglishOrthopaedics/MusculoskeletalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Vertebrae;SpineMuscular system;Skeletal systemProcedures;Non-drug treatmentAdult (19+)NA2008-06-01T04:00:00ZSandra Donaldson, BA;Andrew Howard, MD, MSc, FRCSC;James G. Wright, MD, MPH, FRCSC7.0000000000000074.0000000000000217.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Find out what type of scoliosis treatment might be needed for particular types of curves with the resource centre created by the Canadian Paediatric Hospitals.</p><p> The need for treatment depends on the type and size of your teen's curve. </p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li>Small curves may only require observation, while medium-sized curves may require observation or a brace. Teens with a large surve may require surgery. </li></ul><figure> <img alt="A nurse checking a patient's back" src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/NurseCheckingBack_EN.jpg" /> </figure> <h2>Will your teen’s curve get bigger?</h2><p>There are several factors that will affect whether your teen’s curve will progress. For example, their curve is more likely to increase if they are very young and still growing, especially if they have not yet reached puberty.</p><h2>Will your teen’s curve need treatment?</h2><p>In general:</p><ul><li>If your teen has a small curve of less than 20 degrees, they may only need to be observed over time. They might see a surgeon every six months to check if their curve is getting bigger.</li><li>If your teen’s curve is medium-sized, between 20 to 50 degrees, they may either be observed over time or treated with a brace. They may only need a brace during their growth spurt and it may be discontinued when they are finished growing. After they are finished growing and the brace is discontinued, they will see the surgeon every six months to check if the curve is getting bigger.</li><li>If your teen has a larger curve, greater than 50 degrees, they may require surgery. Surgery is done to correct or improve the curve and to keep it from getting bigger. This website will focus on the surgical treatment of scoliosis.</li></ul>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/NurseCheckingBack_EN.jpgTreatment for scoliosis

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