Scoliosis is defined as a lateral curvature of the spine, which means that the spine curves to one side or the other – or both. Normally a spine is straight when viewed straight on or from behind, but with scoliosis, the spine curves to the side in the shape of the letter “S” or “C”.

Cerebral Palsy and Neuro-Muscular Spine Deformity

This type needs to be managed to prevent permanent vertebral deformity and to help make the patient more manageable. In many cases, managing these deformities can reduce pulmonary complications as well as reduce pain.

Scheuermann’s & Postural Hyperkyphosis

Kyphosis is a spinal disorder in which an excessive forward curve of the spine results in an abnormal rounding of the upper back. The condition is sometimes known as “round-back” or—in the case of a severe curve—as “hunchback.” Kyphosis can occur at any age but it is common during adolescence.