Patient Cases: Scoliosis Case with Tethered Cord

Justin I.

Justin is an 8-year-old boy who presented to our office as a third opinion for scoliosis. Justin’s x-rays showed a curve measuring 21 degrees. With much discussion about the process and commitment required for bracing, we decided to continue monitoring Justin and obtain an MRI to rule out any underlying causes of juvenile-onset scoliosis.  The MRI did in fact show ... MORE >