Tag: Conservative Care

5th Annual Non Operative Treatment of Childhood Scoliosis CME

Posted on March 05, 2019

Columbia Pediatric Orthopedics is hosting it's 5th Annual Non Operative Treatment of Childhood Scoliosis.  The 5th Annual Non Operative Treatment of Childhood Scoliosis CME is an opportunity to learn about state of the art, non-operative treatment of scoliosis across the ... Read More

Columbia Pediatric Orthopedics Attends 4th International Curvy Girls Scoliosis Conference

Posted on July 10, 2018

Columbia Pediatric Orthopedics Attends 4th International Curvy Girls Scoliosis Conference on 7/9/18.  Curvy Girls is a network of peer-led support groups that reduce the emotional impact of scoliosis by empowering girls through education, mutual support and acceptance to become leaders, ... Read More

Pediatric Orthopedic Team Argues for Use of Sanders Classification for AIS

Columbia Orthopedics providers Michael G. Vitale, MD, MPH and Benjamin D. Roye, MD, MPH and Director of Clinical Research Hiroko Matsumoto were published in Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics for their research "High Risk of Mismatch Between Sanders and Risser Staging in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Are We ... Read More

Curvy Girls Livestream with Dr. Vitale

Posted on August 07, 2017

Mark your calendars for the Curvy Girls Livestream with Dr. Vitale.  It will be a LIVE Q&A session on Thursday, August 10th at 7 PM EST.  Curvy Girls is an International Scoliosis Peer Support.  They have support groups that meet ... Read More

Columbia Orthopedics Conservative Care for Spine & Scoliosis

Posted on June 27, 2017

We are excited to launch our new video about our work at Columbia Orthopedics in Conservative Care for Spine & Scoliosis.  We have a team approach that includes the surgeon, schroth physical therapists, Rigo Cheneau orthotists, PAs/NPs to provide the best ... Read More

Dr. Michael Vitale featured in SOSORT Newsletter

Posted on June 17, 2017

Dr. Michael Vitale was recently featured in the most recent SOSORT Newsletter.  SOSORT is the International Society on Scoliosis Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Treatment.  It focuses on the conservative treatment of scoliosis.  June is Scoliosis Awareness Month.  The SOSORT newsletter for this ... Read More

Columbia Orthopedics Hosted Non-Operative Best Practice Guidelines for AIS

Columbia Orthopedics just hosted the 1st meeting of many to work on Non-Operative Best Practice Guidelines for AIS (Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis) on May 17, 2017.  There is so much variability out there for the recommendations around non-operative practices for adolescent idiopathic ... Read More

Columbia Orthopedics Non Operative Spine Care Team Presents at SOSORT

Posted on May 08, 2017

Columbia Orthopedics Non Operative Spine Care team members participated in the 12th annual SOSORT conference, which took place in Lyon, France from May 3-6. Three abstracts were accepted for podium presentations at the conference: Physiotherapeutic Scoliosis Specific Exercise (PSSE) Utilizing the Schroth Method ... Read More

Scoliosis Casting

Posted on October 27, 2016

The very young child with scoliosis is often not a candidate for surgery and in fact may not need surgery. The Early Onset Scoliosis (EOS) Center at Children’s Hospital has state of the art non-invasive treatment techniques available for these children. The ... Read More

Scoliosis

Posted on October 27, 2016

Introduction The Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at the Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian offers care for infants, children, adolescents and adults with scoliosis and spinal deformities. The Center provides the most advanced care for scoliosis. We provide a whole spectrum ... Read More