Adolescent Scoliosis Best Fixed With One Surgery Instead of Multiple

Category: Scoliosis | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 10, 2022

Medical experts and spine specialists are always looking for new ways to improve on current techniques, especially when they want to improve the experience and outcomes for adolescent patients. Previously, the medical community thought that for kids between the ages of 8-11 years old, multiple surgeries with expandable rods was oftentimes best way to treat […]

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4 Types Of Scoliosis And Why They Develop

Category: Scoliosis | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: November 8, 2021

Scoliosis is a spinal condition that results in the sideways curvature of the spine, and oftentimes it develops during adolescence. However, the condition doesn’t just affect teens, and it comes in a few different forms, all of which Dr. Sinicropi and the team at the Midwest Spine & Brain Institute can treat. Below, we take […]

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5 Common Causes of Scoliosis

Category: Scoliosis | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: November 18, 2019

Scoliosis is a condition that involves an abnormal curvature of your spine. Although the condition only affects about 2-3 percent of the population, that’s upwards of 9 million people here in America. And although the condition can be treated with physical therapy or a surgical procedure, medical experts want to get a better understanding of […]

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How To Recognize Scoliosis in Children

Category: Scoliosis | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: June 20, 2019

Scoliosis is a spinal condition that results in an abnormal curvature of the spine. You might think that spotting this curvature disorder in your child will be easily, but oftentimes it is not very pronounced in the beginning and slowly continues as the child and their spine develops. Since treatment success hinges on how early […]

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Treating Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Category: Scoliosis | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: November 19, 2018

Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is the most common form of scoliosis, and it typically affects children and teens between the ages of 10 and 18. It affects as many as four percent of adolescents, and it can take parents by surprise because its onset isn’t always obvious at an early age. In fact, many kids […]

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The Benefits & Potential Drawbacks of Scoliosis Surgery

Category: Scoliosis | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: July 23, 2018

Scoliosis is a condition that can affect all three levels of your spine, and it can occur in both children and adults. There are a number of factors that determine what type of treatment is best, but for many people, surgery is the best option. Like all surgeries, an operation to correct scoliosis has number […]

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Understanding Levoscoliosis and Dextroscoliosis

Category: Scoliosis | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: April 3, 2018

Medical estimates suggest that between 2-3 percent of people deal with one type of scoliosis at some point in their life. However, there are a number of different types of scoliosis that someone can develop, and they each have their own treatment and care plans. Below, we take a look at two different types of […]

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Treating Scoliosis in Adults

Category: Scoliosis | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: April 27, 2017

Scoliosis is a condition categorized by a significant abnormal curvature of the spine. The problem oftentimes develops in children who are growing and experiencing bone structure changes, but it can also develop in adults. Today, we take a closer look at why this condition can arise in adulthood, and what treatment options can help keep […]

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