Tag: Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis

Dr. Michael Vitale Co-Chairs 12th Annual ICEOS Meeting

Posted on November 19, 2018

Dr. Michael Vitale Co-Chairs the 12th Annual ICEOS (International Congress on Early Onset Scoliosis) meeting in Lisbon, Portugal.  He also spoke on a myriad of topics including The Debates: SAI/Pelvic Screws (Paul Sponseller) vs S Hooks (Michael Vitale) Paper # ... Read More

Curvy Girls Livestream with Dr. Vitale

Posted on August 11, 2017

If you didn't get a chance to watch the Curvy Girls Livestream with Dr. Vitale, please check out the below video.  It was a Q & A session with founder of Curvy Girls, Leah Stoltz along with Dr. Michael Vitale. ... 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. Vitale Leads Early Onset Scoliosis Research Study

Posted on June 12, 2017

Columbia Orthopedics Chief Pediatric Spine and Scoliosis Surgery and Chief Quality Officer Michael Vitale, MD, MPH led a research study along with Dr. David Skaggs, Director of Spine Surgery at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, and Dr. Behrooz Akbarnia, Medical Director ... 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

Dr. Vitale Participates in MAGEC Study Group at EPOSNA

Columbia Orthopedics Chief of Pediatric Spine and Scoliosis Michael Vitale, MD, MPH and Hiroko Matsumoto took part in an international MAGEC Study Group at the EPOSNA annual meeting in Spain with Dr. John Smith, Past President of the Board of Directors, and ... 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

Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis

Posted on October 27, 2016

What is it? Juvenile idiopathic scoliosis is a condition that affects children between the ages of 3 and 9 and is characterized by the presence of an abnormal curvature of the spine. This curvature causes the spinal column to bend to ... Read More