Scoliosis Research Society (SRS)
An International Organization Dedicated to the Education, Research and Treatment of Spinal Deformity
Our Mission is to Foster Optimal Care for All Patients with Spinal Deformities
Similar studies have demonstrated a favorable outcome with individuals who underwent a surgical fusion that left two or more motion segments free at the bottom of the spine.
Long term studies show that large curves of sixty degrees or more have a distinct potential for progression over the ensuing 3-4 decades and that symptoms may develop and require treatment.