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Scoliosis Patient Shares Her Surgery Photos That Fixed Her Spine

When a person has scoliosis, their spine has an abnormal curvature. Sometimes it can be slight and the people can live with their condition. Other times, it’s much worse and corrective surgery is needed. This girl had a severe 90 degree curve to her spine and opted to undergo surgery to fix it. What her spine looked like before is chilling, but the doctors did an amazing job.

A 90 degree curvature of the spine looks very drastic and curves can even get worse over time.

Scoliosis Patient Shares Her Surgery Photos That Fixed Her Spine
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This is what she looked like with her spinal fusion on a 90 degree curve.

Scoliosis Patient Shares Her Surgery Photos That Fixed Her Spine
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With the help of surgical supports, the surgeons were able to minimize the curve down to less than 20 degrees.

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 Another post-op x-ray.

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 Recovery can take a long time, which can be full of back pain and other complications.

Scoliosis Patient Shares Her Surgery Photos That Fixed Her Spine
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But for this girl, adjusting the curvature of her spine was the right course of action.

Scoliosis Patient Shares Her Surgery Photos That Fixed Her Spine
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One week after her surgery.

Scoliosis Patient Shares Her Surgery Photos That Fixed Her Spine
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Two weeks in recovery.

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 And finally, one month after the surgery.

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Not only is this kind of surgery good for the patient’s health in the long run, but as an added bonus, straightening out a person’s spine will make them taller. Take that, high heels. No one needs you. Congratulations on the successful surgery!

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