What is Scoliosis?

What is scoliosis

Scoliosis is the spinal or backbone disorder. An abnormal curve will be present in the curve. When we are looking from one side the spine may look straight but if we look from the front it may not look straight. We can see a normal lordosis in the upper spine and the lover’s spine. People who are suffering from scoliosis then will be having other curves on sides f their body, and it may lead to the spine to twist and form an S or C shaped form. Scoliosis is more common in girls. It may occur in any stage of our life but it will be common in person above age 10. Scoliosis is said to be hereditary that if you are suffering from this then there are chances for your children to get it.

How much will Scoliosis spine surgery cost in India

The scoliosis spine surgery cost in India will be almost USD 11000. Many advanced treatment centers are present in India. Mostly this will be seen in women. All age persons can undergo this surgery.

Scoliosis facts

Scoliosis is the cure present in the abdomen spine. Manu types of scoliosis based on age and cause. The main symptoms that we can see are the curvature in the spine. The risk factor in this may include age, female sex and mainly family history. To know whether the spine has a curve or not we have taken X-rays CT scans or MRI. This scoliosis can be treated by observation, bracing and surgery. If a person has to undergo surgery then the doctor will suggest doing orthopedic surgeons or neurosurgeons. No cure for this scoliosis is found but we can reduce the symptoms.

  • If a person is less than 3-year-old- it is called infantile idiopathic scoliosis
  • If the person is between 3 to 10- It is called juvenile idiopathic scoliosis
  • If the person is above 10 years old-It is called adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.

The specific names and terms used in scoliosis are

  • Kyphoscoliosis
  • Dextroscoliosis
  • Rotoscoliosis
  • Levoconvex
  • Thoracolumbar

The physician may ask to do certain exercises to help with the structural difference.

How the treatment is done?

Mostly in children, we can see a mild curve, which doesn’t need any surgery or treatment with braces. Children who are having only mild scoliosis need to do check up for every four to six months. If they do the regular checkup doctor can see whether any improvement is present or not. Factors which will be considered for the scoliosis are

  • Sex
  • Severity of curve
  • Curve pattern
  • Location of curve
  • Maturity

Braces treatment

Braces will be recommended for children who are still growing. By using it won’t completely cure scoliosis but it will help in further progress. By using plastic most of the braces are made. His bases will be close to the body and it will be visible under the cloth. It covers the arm and around the rib cage, lower back and hip. Most braces are worn in the day and in the night if you were the braces for more time it’s effective. Children will be having some uncomfortable at the time of sports and any other activity, at that time they can remove and participate

Surgery

The doctor may suggest scoliosis surgery when you are having to sever scoliosis. The surgery is done to reduce the severity and to prevent it from getting worse. In spinal fusion surgery, two or more bones in the spine will be connected, it will help the bones not to move independently A rod can be attached to children’s such that it can be adjusted as they grow.

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