Robert B. Keller MD


Spinal Fusion for Scoliosis

In spinal fusion for scoliosis, rods, hooks, wires, or screws are attached to the curved part of the backbone and the spine is straightened. Small pieces of bone, called grafts, are then put over the spine. Bone for grafts is often taken from the person’s pelvic bone. The grafts will grow together with the spinal bone…

Scoliosis

Scoliosis is an abnormal curve in the spine. The spine curves from side to side in an “S” or “C” shape rather than being straight. The spine also may be twisted.

Scoliosis

Scoliosis is an abnormal curve in the spine. The spine curves from side to side in an “S” or “C” shape rather than being straight. The spine also may be twisted.