What is kyphosis and what are its symptoms?

The human spine has anatomical reverse curves (in the neck, upper back, lower back, and pelvic bone) that follow each other when viewed from the side. Kyphosis is most commonly seen as a disease in the back region. Orthopaedics, Scoliosis and  Spinal Surgery Prof. Dr. Şevki Erdem shares his views on the subject. When kyphosis […]

Spondylolisthesis (Spondylolisthesis Surgery)

It has been found that approximately 5% of patients who apply to a doctor due to back pain have a spinal slippage.Spondylolisthesis is the displacement of the vertebrae on top of each other forwards or backwards. The medical term used for spinal slippage is spondylolisthesis.Just like the beads on a necklace or a prayer bead […]

Surgical Treatment of Scoliosis in Adolescence

Tethering method is a surgical treatment method applied in adolescent scoliosis, which is commonly known as the “string method” among the public. It has been frequently preferred in many cases in recent years. Adolescent scoliosis appears during the period starting 2-3 years before entering puberty and continuing until 2 years after entering the puberty, in […]