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Scoliosis is a spinal condition that can develop in children where the spine grows a sideways curve. It commonly occurs just before puberty when children begin a pattern of growth. It can be caused by cerebral palsy and muscular dystrophy, but scoliosis is not always a sign of these conditions. Most cases of scoliosis cannot be explained.

Fortunately, most cases of scoliosis are mild; but other cases can grow worse and even become disabling, at times reducing space within the chest and affecting the lungs. When this level of scoliosis becomes evident, surgical solutions are warranted. Even so, you want a thoroughly skilled and experienced neurosurgeon performing surgical treatment on your child.

Dr. Sina Rajamand has the extensive training and varied experience you can trust when your child requires scoliosis surgery in Reno. He and his team at Battle Born Brain and Spine can explain the procedure and its desired goals to help your child live a normal and active life. Call today for a consultation if your child has been diagnosed with scoliosis.

Minimally-Invasive Surgical Solutions for Scoliosis

When wearing a brace does not slow the progression of scoliosis, or it continues to worsen due to other factors, Dr. Rajamand can offer surgical solutions. Minimally-invasive surgical solutions for scoliosis including spinal fusion, where two or more vertebrae are fused together for stability. This can often stop the progression of curvature.

In other cases, Dr. Rajamand can install a rod along the spine to hold it straight. The rod is lengthened as necessary as your child grows into adulthood, continuing to provide stability and support for the spine.

Minimally-invasive procedures require a single, small incision at the exact area where repairs are needed, minimizing damage to surrounding tissues and other surgical risks. It also allows for your child to heal much faster, making recovery easier. This advanced technology helps Dr. Rajamand produce excellent results for his patients.

Contact Battle Born Brain and Spine in Reno today for a consultation with Dr. Sina Rajamand. He can explain more about minimally-invasive surgical solutions for scoliosis in Nevada.