How can we care for scoliosis and kyphosis and spondylolisthesis better with conservative care like physical therapy, high-tech scoliosis braces, exercise and other techniques? What can be done to improve surgical care, and understand choices for surgery, learning from those around the world? How can we learn from aviation and from Deming's principles of "Standard Work" to constantly improve spine and all healthcare?
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
11 yo scoliosis straightened up nicely -- intra op photo
Our 11 yo scoliosis patient straightened up nicely with less invasive, shorter fusion. She had good preop bending X-Rays showing her upper curve bends out nicely, as well as lowest part of her lumbar curve.