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How can severe scoliosis be treated?

I have severe scoliosis and I m 55 years old. I have a 38 degree curve on top with 65+ on the bottom. Are there any new procedures out there. I m finding it more and more difficult to stand, walk and do everyday things. I was 5-1 at 18 I am now 4-10..
Thu, 21 Jun 2018
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Scoliosis surgery in early phase gives best result. Else no permanent cure is there for scoliosis, moreover surgery depends upon the severity. Patients should be qualified for the surgery.

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