Category Archive: Scoliosis

2014 Montague Boyd Publishing Award

Dr. Kaveh Khajavi, M.D. was awarded for excellence at the annual Montague Boyd Publishing Awards during the Quarterly Medical Staff Meeting at Piedmont Atlanta Hospital on Monday, June 9 2014. Dr. Khajavi won Best Original Study for his article entitled, “Adult Degenerative Scoliosis Treated with XLIF.” The study was published in the journal,  SPINE: Volume 38, […]

Non-Surgical Treatments for Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine that varies from what is considered the normal alignment. The spine may be visibly crooked or ribs may protrude in an unusual way. The curvature may cause back pain, but not in all cases. The person may have difficulty breathing because of the compression from the misaligned bones. […]

What Is Scoliosis?

When viewed from the front or back, the normal spine appears straight. When taking x-rays, this is referred to as the anterior-posterior, or AP view. Sometimes the spine develops a side to side curve in the AP view, and this condition is termed scoliosis. Simply put, it is a crooked back. Scoliosis can be in […]