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Treating curvature of the spine with magnets

Stopping scoliosis usually requires a series of painful operations to implant rods and screws to adjust the spine. Even then, the results are often less than perfect. However, a medical team at UCSF have developed a technique using magnets that promises to do away with so many surgeries.

Stopping scoliosis usually requires a series of painful operations to implant rods and screws to adjust the spine. Even then, the results are often less than perfect. However, a medical team at UCSF have developed a technique using magnets that promises to do away with so many surgeries.

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