Scoliosis and Kyphosis
Scoliosis is defined as a lateral (side) curvature of the spine that may occur in children or adults; a related condition, kyphosis, is a (usually convex) curvature of the spine that causes hunchback and other degrees of spinal distress depending upon the degree of the curve and location on the spine.
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Specialists in Spine SurgerySpondylolisthesis • Herniated Disc
Stenosis • Scoliosis
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Specialist in Pediatric Spine
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) is a lateral (side) curvature of the spine that can occur in children aged 10 to maturity. The spine may curve to the left or right. Sometimes AIS starts at puberty or during an adolescent growth spurt. Definitions, symptoms, pain management and treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis are discussed below. Idiopathic [read more]
Scoliosis, or curvature of the spine, is a condition many people associate only with adolescents – but adult scoliosis is defined as abnormal curvature of the spine in a patient over the age of 18 and is classified as adult degenerative (de novo) scoliosis. Definitions, symptoms, pain management and treatment of Degenerative Scoliosis are discussed [read more]
Kyphosis, a particular type of spinal disorder, is a curving of the spine that causes a bowing or rounding of the back, which leads to a hunchback or slouching posture. Types of kyphosis (e.g., lordosis), pain management and other treatment for kyphosis may be found below. wrapcontent Defining Kyphosis When looked at from the side [read more]
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