Andrew C.

Andrew was 13 when he first presented to our office. He has a positive family history of scoliosis with his older brother having a spinal fusion. I had a discussion with Andrew and his parents about non operative treatment of scoliosis.  I recommended both bracing and Schroth physical therapy.  He started this right away.  We discussed various brace options and ... MORE >

Njood A.

Njood was an 11 year old international patient who presented to us with a large curve of 100 degrees of thoracic scoliosis and 100 degrees of kyphosis.  Her MRI showed changes to the spinal cord and she was developing progressive weakness to her lower extremities.  Her pulmonary status was also declining.  They came to our hospital for help with this ... MORE >

Fatoumata D.

Fatoumata was 8 years old when she first presented to our office. At that time, she had a 15 degree thoracic curve and a 15 degree lumbar curve. Her curve progressed to almost 30 degrees so she started bracing with a traditional TLSO brace. Despite attempts at non operative treatment, her curve continued to progress to above 50 degrees by ... MORE >

Samantha P.

Samantha was a 15 year old that presented to Dr. Vitale with a large scoliosis. She had been diagnosed at age 11 and was also having back pain. She had tried bracing and therapy prior to seeing Dr. Vitale. The curve was beginning to impact her quality of life so they sought Dr. Vitale out for another opinion. They proceeded forward ... MORE >