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Old 02-26-2009, 08:52 AM   #1
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what kind of doctor to you see for scoliosis

what kind of doctor to you see for scoliosis

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Old 02-26-2009, 05:09 PM   #2
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Re: what kind of doctor to you see for scoliosis

Hey! Welcome to the boards!

I was diagnosed for Scoliosis when I was 12, and I went to see an Orthopedic Surgeon. Don't let their title fool you - the fact that they're a surgeon doesn't mean they see surgery-only patients. I've never had an oporation for my scoliosis, and I've always seen and Orthopedic surgeon.

Hope this helped!
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Old 02-27-2009, 10:01 AM   #3
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Re: what kind of doctor to you see for scoliosis

Yes, an orthopedic surgeon. If the patient is under 18, go to a pediatric orthopedic surgeon. If 18 or older, try to find a doctor who specializes in adult scoliosis, and preferably, one who has done a fellowship.

I wish you the best,

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