AIS Non Surgical Studies

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AIS is treated by Surgical & Non Surgical ways. Those who have curves beyond 40 degrees to 50 degrees are often considered for scoliosis surgery. The goal is to make sure the curve does not get worse, but surgery does not perfectly straighten the spine. Currently, Bracing is the only non-surgical treatment for AIS, advocated by Medical Spine Community. All other non-surgical treatments such as Chiropractic Adjustment or Osteopathic Manipulation or Exercise or Acupuncture have not been proven to be effective in controlling the progression or curing it. Bracing is the usual treatment choice for adolescents who have a spinal curve between 25 degrees to 40 degrees, particularly if their bones are still maturing and if they have at least 2 years
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