The term scoliosis refers to a condition where a person’s spine curves sideways. It usually develops in children, and becomes more pronounced as they grow. Scoliosis can be C-shaped (simplest kind, involves one arc of curvature), S-shaped (two arcs of curvature) and Z-shaped (three arcs). In 80% of cases the cause of scoliosis is not known. Choosing to undergo scoliosis treatment in Israel means choosing to take advantage of the experience of some of the world’s leading surgeons, who utilize state-of-the-art techniques and tools.
Currently there are two methods of treating scoliosis:
An orthopedist specializing in scoliosis treatment will determine your therapy protocol based on the results of a spine X-ray. A spinal MRI scan may also be required.
Cost of scoliosis surgery for adults will depend on its length and number of implants required and whether intensive care equipment is needed (operations for children don’t normally require intensive care equipment).
Thus, the price of surgery for adults will be comprised of the following:
Price of scoliosis surgery for children will be made up of the following:
You will need to remain in Israel for approximately 14 days following your surgery for outpatient follow-up care (including prevention of post-operative complications such as lung atelectasis).