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K. Rad Payman, MD
The Spine MD - Advanced Spine Institute Neck and Back Specialists, Dr. K. Rad Payman

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Scoliosis is an abnormal curving of the spine that occurs mainly in young children and adolescents. Traditional treatment for children who are still growing is surgical insertion of growing rods. Every six months, however, a new surgery is required to lengthen the rods. In the study, researchers assessed the use of magnetically controlled growing rods that were implanted in two patients. The key advantage: Surgery is not required to lengthen these rods. Source — US News Health

February 15, 2020
What Type of Back Pain Requires Surgery?
Lower back pain is a fact of life for most men and women. Nearly all will experience occasional back pain as the result of injury, use, or simply aging. However, when back pain doesn’t resolve, it is time to see a top spine surgeon, to understand what is causing it.


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