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The first few months after scoliosis surgeryTThe first few months after scoliosis surgeryThe first few months after your scoliosis surgeryEnglishOrthopaedics/MusculoskeletalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Vertebrae;SpineMuscular system;Skeletal systemConditions and diseasesTeen (13-18 years)NA2008-06-01T04:00:00ZJanet Ahier, RN, BScN, MN, ONC;Sandra Donaldson, BA;James G. Wright, MD, MPH, FRCSC79.00000000000006.00000000000000197.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>What to expect in the first few months after scoliosis surgery, specifically regarding physical changes and recovery. Suggestions for coping are included.</p><p>This section deals with the physical changes that most teens experience following surgery. This includes the incision scar, numbness, pain, changes in body shape, and back movement. This section also provides tips on how to cope with these issues.</p>
Les premiers mois après l’opérationLLes premiers mois après l’opérationThe first few months after your scoliosis surgeryFrenchOrthopaedics/MusculoskeletalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Vertebrae;SpineMuscular system;Skeletal systemConditions and diseasesTeen (13-18 years)NA2008-06-01T04:00:00ZJanet Ahier, RN, BScN, MN, ONC;Sandra Donaldson, BA;James G. Wright, MD, MPH, FRCSC79.00000000000006.00000000000000197.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>À quoi s’attendre dans les premiers mois qui suivent une opération pour la scoliose, surtout les changements physiques et le rétablissement. Des gestions pour gérer ces changements se trouvent également ici.</p><p>Cette section porte sur les changements physiques que vivent la plupart des adolescents après l’opération, y compris la cicatrice, l’engourdissement, la douleur, les changements dans la silhouette et les mouvements du dos. Cette section comprend aussi des conseils pour gérer ces changements.</p>

 

 

The first few months after scoliosis surgery2802.00000000000The first few months after scoliosis surgeryThe first few months after your scoliosis surgeryTEnglishOrthopaedics/MusculoskeletalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Vertebrae;SpineMuscular system;Skeletal systemConditions and diseasesTeen (13-18 years)NA2008-06-01T04:00:00ZJanet Ahier, RN, BScN, MN, ONC;Sandra Donaldson, BA;James G. Wright, MD, MPH, FRCSC79.00000000000006.00000000000000197.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>What to expect in the first few months after scoliosis surgery, specifically regarding physical changes and recovery. Suggestions for coping are included.</p><p>This section deals with the physical changes that most teens experience following surgery. This includes the incision scar, numbness, pain, changes in body shape, and back movement. This section also provides tips on how to cope with these issues.</p><h2>What can I expect the first few months after surgery?</h2><p>In general, it will take several months for you to feel like you are "back to normal." Many teens report that it takes that long for the pain to go away and for their energy levels to return. Teens usually go back to school after three to six weeks. You may want to start going for half-days and then work up to full days.</p><p>Since you did not eat much while you were in hospital, you might find that your appetite is still quite low. This is normal. Start by eating several small meals or snacks a day and gradually build back to normal. You may also notice that you have lost some weight after being in the hospital. The weight will return once you start building up your food intake again. </p><h3>For more information<br></h3> <ul><li> <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=2039&language=English">Recovering from Surgery</a> </li><li> <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=2042&language=English">Complications to Watch for</a> </li></ul>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/ScoliosisSurgicalRecovery_EN.jpg