My son who is 12 yrs old will need scoliosis surgery this summer. His curve is >50, and the fusion will be from T3-L1.
I have questions about long term effects of the surgery- has anyone needed revisions? What about the hardware- the rods or screws holding the brace failing thus needing further surgery? Has anyone had more pain long-term after the surgery? How about flexability- has it been impaired?
Any comments from those who have had this done will greatly aleviate my fears. Thank you.