OHSU

Adult Scoliosis: Treatment Options to Improve Your Quality of Life

8/7/2009 - Webcast

Expert:
Robert A. Hart, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgeon,
Oregon Health & Science University

Patient:
Laura Osborn
Adult Scoliosis Patient

Scoliosis affects 2-3% of the population, and is often diagnosed during childhood. However, the symptoms can sometimes linger and cause problems during adulthood, leading patients to have a greatly diminished quality of life. Dr. Robert Hart discusses different reasons patients may develop scoliosis and many of the very effective and available treatment options. Dr. Hart is also joined by one of his patients, 58-year-old Laura Osborn, who recently had surgery for her scoliosis and is now back to practicing the yoga she so enjoys.

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