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Scoliosis for Solicitors – A Brief Overview

June 13th, 2022|Categories: Clinical Negligence, Neuro & Spinal, Serious Injury, Tips & Advice|Tags: , , , , , |

A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF SCOLIOSIS FOR SOLICITORS – MY OWN PERSONAL VIEWS By Mr Jonathan Spilsbury, Consultant Spinal Surgeon Scoliosis is a lateral curve of the spine.  Scoliosis is monitored by measuring the angle on the X-rays.   This is called the Cobb angle, which measures a two dimensional angle. Scoliosis is a three dimensional pathology as there is a twist of the spine. The Cobb angle therefore

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