How Is The Solution For Scoliosis Experienced By A 19-year-old Woman?
My sister has scoliosis, I received news that at the age of 19, it is too late to use a brace, and have to undergo surgery, or with massage therapy, please explain and ask for a solution, if the operation costs how much?, and if the therapy must be routine or how? or is it still possible to use the brace?, please answer, I need an explanation, thank you,
Hello, thanks for your question.
Scoliosis is an abnormal sideways curvature of the spine. The cause of the disease is largely unknown (idiopathic). This disease is more common in children before the age of puberty with an age range of 10 to 15 years. Girls are more susceptible to worsening of symptoms so that they require adequate treatment.
Scoliosis treatment is divided into 2, namely conservative and operative. Conservative management includes observation, use of a brace, and administration of pain medication. Surgery is performed if conservative management is unsuccessful. Surgery is also indicated at a certain degree of curvature, the presence of respiratory distress and the severity of the disease.
To ensure proper treatment, patients should undergo direct examination by an orthopedic specialist. The supporting examinations that may be needed, such as X-rays, MRI, or other examinations as indicated. Regarding the cost of course different between each hospital. We recommend that you prepare health insurance to help with financing problems.
For additional information, you can read articles about scoliosis at https://www.HealthReplies.com/scoliosis
That's the information I can give, hopefully it's useful.