Revolutionizing Scoliosis Treatment With Standing MRI

Revolutionizing Scoliosis Treatment With Standing MRI

Have you ever had a concern about over-exposure to X-rays in your child or teen with scoliosis?  This concern is a valid one, as studies have shown an increased risk of cancer from X-ray exposures taken for scoliosis 1,2.  Various efforts have been made to address the risk of over-exposure to radiation; the most immediate of "solutions" has been this:  Take fewer X-rays.3 The Problem with Scoliosis X-Rays While taking

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Eliminating X-rays for Scoliosis Treatment by Using Standing MRI

Eliminating X-rays for Scoliosis Treatment by Using Standing MRI

When you have a child with scoliosis what typically happens, if you're lucky, it gets caught before it needs surgery. And the parent ends up at the pediatrician’s office, which usually refers them to the orthopedist’s office, and the orthopedic surgeon really has no game plan unless they need surgery. So he says, “We’re going to just keep an eye on it”. Then they are going to worry for a

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