Anterior & Posterior Approach

Incisions Disc Removal Hooks, Screws &Rod Placement Final Tightening What is it? There are a variety of different approaches to correction of spinal deformity. Surgeons make decisions regarding the type of surgery that is appropriate for your case depending on the type, severity, and location of your particular spinal curve. In certain types of deformity,…

Posterior Approach

Incision Hooks, Screws &Rod Placement Final Tightening What is it? There are different techniques and methods used today for scoliosis surgery. The most frequently performed surgery for idiopathic adolescent scoliosis involves posterior spinal instrumentation with fusion. This kind of surgery is performed through the patient’s back while the patient lies on his or her stomach.…

Anterior Approach

Incision Spinal Preparation Screw & Rod Placement Fusion What is it? There are several different approaches that a surgeon will use to correct spinal deformity such as scoliosis and kyphosis, including the traditional posterior approach, an anterior approach, or both. The anterior approach to scoliosis means that the surgeon will approach the spinal column from…