• By Dana Sparks


December 12, 2014

ds00194_im04637_mcdc7_scoliosis_surgerythuScoliosis is not a condition that develops in just teenagers. The S-shaped or C-shaped curve in the spine can happen to anybody at any age. Saturday, December 13, at 9 a.m. CT, orthopedic surgeon Paul Huddleston, M.D., will join us to talk about detecting and treating scoliosis, including surgical options. We'll also discuss osteoporosis, spinal stenosis, degenerative changes of the spine and disc replacement surgery. Please join us.

Myth or Matter of Fact: Poor posture can cause scoliosis.

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