QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS  

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS OCCURRING IN
PATIENTS BEFORE AND AFTER TREATMENT

 

WHY VARIOUS DRUGS ARE NOT EFFECTIVE?

 

Medications eliminate the pain, but not the cause of the disease. The role of Professor Serdyuk it to make a correct diagnosis, assign proper treatment and perform follow-up.

 

Brace or surgery?

From the standpoint of biomechanics, brace or surgical treatment can not give a pronounced therapeutic effect if the pelvic tilt and instability of the lumbosacral spine caused by unilateral muscular spasm persists. In such cases we are not considering spinal deformities due to additional, wedge-shaped or fused vertebrae. It is the presence of the pelvic misalignment that causes screw breakage due to metal fatigue.

What to do before treatment?

Since it is about a treatment of scoliosis, it is to cease heavy lifting (barbell exercises and workouts), long-duration cycling and prolonged sitting at computer. It is recommended to walk more

 

How visitants are being treated?

On the first day a consultation will be held, which includes clinical examination, analysis of available radiographs, diagnosis, treatment planning and education of parents and the child.

 

On the second day – examination and consolidation of treatment program. On the same day the patients can go home

 

Professor Serdyuk refers to pediatricians, endocrinologists, neurologists, psychiatrists, orthopedists, ophthalmologists and dermatologists to join forces in providing collaborative medical aid to the patients.