If you suffer from chronic sinus issues and have been diagnosed with deviated septum, you may be a good candidate for a septoplasty procedure. Septoplasty procedures are also referred to as functional rhinoplasty procedures and work to reconstruct the internal nasal bone and cartilage (septum) in order relieve chronic sinus problems. While approximately 80 percent of the population has some form of septum deviation, certain individuals have severe deviations that can cause a host of chronic symptoms.
During your child's routine well visit with his or her doctor, the doctor might notice some curvature in the child's back. If this happens, the doctor may suspect scoliosis and may send you and your child to see an orthopedic doctor. Here are three things you should understand about scoliosis and orthopedics.
How Is It Diagnosed?
Doctors often check children for scoliosis by looking at the way they stand and bend over from the back side.