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Dr. Peter S. Borden

Orthopedist

Dr. Peter Borden is an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Torrance, CA. Dr. Borden specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system. As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Borden tends to bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Orthopaedic surgeons can specialize in certain areas like the hand, spine, hip, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow or the knee.
Dr. Peter S. Borden
  • Torrance, CA
  • George Washington University
  • Accepting new patients

Does scoliosis need surgery?

Not all scoliosis needs surgery. Depending on the magnitude of your curve, scoliosis can be monitored for signs of progression. In patients with large curves (>45 degrees), surgery READ MORE
Not all scoliosis needs surgery. Depending on the magnitude of your curve, scoliosis can be monitored for signs of progression. In patients with large curves (>45 degrees), surgery can oftentimes be an option for persistent pain, progression of the curve, cosmetic reasons, etc. It is often a good idea to monitor your curve progression with X-rays every 1-5 years.