On account of Scoliosis Awareness Month, Dr. Thomas Kishen, Consultant - Spine Surgeon and Spine & Scoliosis specialist, Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road explains what scoliosis and it's causes are. He also adds on what to look for in a hospital before choosing the treatment and sheds light on the various treatments conducted by the qualified professionals at Manipal Hospitals. Watch the video to know more.
Dakshith, a 7-year-old boy, was diagnosed with early-onset scoliosis, with his spine having a curvature. His father consulted Dr Thomas Kishen, Consultant- Spine Surgery, Manipal Spine Care Centre, Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road. Because of his age and his size, traditional fusion surgery could not be performed and the doctors resorted to a growth guidance system surgery that allows him to grow and the spine to be corrected at the same time. Watch here to know more!