The Center for Comprehensive Spine Care’s own Dr. Fu explains in a recent article on Spine-health.com that spinal fusion surgery to treat scoliosis should be considered as a patient’s option only when specific conditions are encountered. Dr. Fu recommends the surgery if these conditions are met; otherwise ongoing observation and bracing to treat scoliosis are recommended.
The article goes on to explain the spinal fusion surgery process along with two approaches to this surgery. As with any surgery, there are potential risks and complications of the scoliosis surgery.
To read the full article visit: http://www.spine-health.com/treatment/back-surgery/spinal-fusion-idiopathic-scoliosis