What is scoliosis surgery like and what is the aftermath?

Answer Hi lauren152291,I also have scoliosis. When I was younger I wore a hellish back brace for 2 1/2 years 24/7. In my case the curvature progressed. Two years ago I had scoliosis surgery. I was 18 and ... Read More »

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How to Prepare for Scoliosis Surgery?

If you've just found out that you're going to have spinal fusion surgery for scoliosis, take a deep breath. It's not an easy thing to go through, but it's bearable and totally worth it in the end. ... Read More »

How to Deal With Scoliosis Surgery?

Scoliosis surgery is done to correct a curved spine. It involves inserting rods and screws that are then adjusted over time to straighten the spine. It is long surgery and recovery that can be diff... Read More »

When can you shower after scoliosis surgery?

On One Hand: Wait One to Two WeeksDoctors recommend that a patient wait anywhere from 1 to 2 weeks before showering after scoliosis surgery. Like any other surgery wound, a scoliosis incision shoul... Read More »