Why choose Mayo Clinic for care of kyphosis?
- Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience in treating even the most severe cases of kyphosis. Hundreds of children with kyphosis are seen by Mayo Clinic doctors each year.
- Advanced diagnostic technology. Mayo Clinic doctors use the latest imaging technology, such as EOS X-rays and 3-D printing, to develop treatment plans for children who have spinal problems like kyphosis.
- Teamwork. At Mayo Clinic, doctors from a variety of specialties work together to treat kyphosis in children or adults.
- Efficient care. Diagnosing your problem, recommending treatment and starting treatment, if you desire, can all be done in a few days at Mayo.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for orthopedics.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for rehabilitation by U.S. News & World Report.
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