Tag Archives: scoliosis

Jun
15
2015

What is Scoliosis?

by Dr. John Blanco
6.15 Blog

Scoliosis is a lateral curvature of the spine. It can have a variety of causes. Some patients are born with it (congenital scoliosis). Others develop it secondary to neurologic conditions, … More…

Aug
4
2014

Ask the Expert: Scoliosis, Part II

by Dr. Matthew Cunningham
8.4 Blog

Hospital for Special Surgery partnered with Curvy Girls Scoliosis to host our first-ever scoliosis Facebook chat, titled “Life with Scoliosis: Diagnosis and Treatment.” Thank you to all who participated! Dr. … More…

Apr
30
2014

Ask the Expert: Scoliosis

by Dr. Daniel Green
4.23 Blog

In this week’s installment of Ask the Expert, Dr. Daniel Green, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, answers questions on scoliosis. Q1. What is scoliosis? Scoliosis causes the spine to curve sideways to … More…

Jul
19
2013
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Physical therapist Jessica Graziano traveled with The Foundation of Orthopedics and Complex Spine (FOCOS) to Ghana this month to treat children and adults with debilitating orthopedic conditions. This is the second … More…

May
29
2013
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Yesterday we shared a Q-and-A on the history of scoliosis treatment at HSS with Dr. David B. Levine. Dr. Levine was chief of Scoliosis Surgery at HSS from 1967 to … More…