Scoliosis can occur due to various diseases. This discomfort, which can be seen in various parts of the spine, can be seen at different ages. If left untreated, it can also cause serious problems. So what is scoliosis? What to know about the symptoms and treatment of scoliosis.

Looking at various studies, about 80 percent of those with scoliosis have no identifiable cause. The most common type is the group of ‘idiopathic scoliosis’ (cause unknown). It is considered as 0-3 years in the baby, 4-10 years in the child, and 11-18 years in the adolescent period. The most common of them is adolescent scoliosis, indicating that Turkish physical therapy and rehabilitation specialist Doctor shared important information about the causes, symptoms and treatment methods of scoliosis.


Scoliosis is when the spine takes a curved shape outside the normal. A Normal spine structure is such that there is a curve at the top of the shoulder and a curve at the bottom of the back. You may have scoliosis if the spine is curved from one side to the other, or if it is shaped like an “S” or “C”.


Cerebral palsy disorder from disorders of the nervous system that negatively affect physical movements, learning ability, hearing, vision and thinking functions,

Nov dystrophy disorder that can cause muscle weakness.

Birth defects that disrupt a baby’s spine, such as Spina bifida.

Conditions of infection and injury in the spine.

In scoliosis, a condition that can be more severe in girls, genetics are quite important in the past.


Scoliosis symptoms are generally diagnosed when the person is 7 years old. The common cause of scoliosis can be seen as birth defects, neurological disorders, genetic structure. The rate at which the cause of scoliosis can be determined can be considered as 20 percent. Types in which the cause can be determined are conditions in which spinal disorders are pronounced at birth and affect nerve abnormalities and muscles in the spine.

Symptoms vary depending on the degree of discomfort experienced as;

– Feeling back pain.

– A shoulder blade is seen coming out higher than the other shoulder or more than the other.

– Irregular hips.

– Rotation of the spine.

– Breathing problems due to the narrow area in the chest for the expansion of the lungs.


It is important to evaluate many factors in treatment (Kepez Antalya) Turkey. Here are conditions such as age, The Shape of the curve, whether growth continues or not. For treatment, it can be in surgical cases, as well as in support treatments. Corset can be used for a certain periods of time, Turkish Traditional Complementary Medicine applications can be tried. Various support materials can be integrated into the body.

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President of Organ Transplant Center at MedicalPark Hospital Antalya

Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.


Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.


Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.


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