Last year, my son had spine surgery and had titanium rods placed to support his spine because of severe scoliosis (side-to-side curve in the spine) and kyphosis (forward curve in the upper back). In addition to the basic preparations for surgery and a hospital stay, I considered how to explain the surgery to him. At … Continue reading Preparing Kids for Spine Surgery
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