Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Vacation is definitely over: 5th scoliosis surgery this week, and it's wednesday morning!

This morning we just finished straghtening up this 17 yo young lady.
Yesterday did 2 big scoliosis surgeries: one thoracic double curve in adolescent, then a big double curve from south Florida in her mid 50's. That was a long day!

Also saw 1 yo boy yesterday w congenital scoliosis and kyphosis. Fortunately he should be ok, but you need to really keep an eye on congenital kyphosis, since it can lead to spinal cord problems w trouble walking,etc. Also saw 11 yo girl who had scoliosis actually improved 5 degrees since last xray a few months ago. Sometimes curves can actually improve, especially in the younger groups. I have actually seen kids "grow out" of their scoliosis! 

Dr. Lloyd Hey
Hey Clinic for Scoliosis and Spine Surgery

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