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Motion-preserving surgery for a more normal life

Scoliosis correction with cords avoids the limitations imposed by a stiff spine to patients. Rather than returning or not to sports (fusion surgery is not incompatible with sports) the difference is the quality of motion for the rest of the life, and the rate of wear of the remaining mobile segments. Vertebral body tethering (VBT) and anterior scoliosis correction (ASC) patients can return to sports 6 weeks after surgery

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