Category: Scoliosis Bracing

Anonymous 17 | Syndromic Scoliosis

Posted on June 03, 2024

This is a 19 year old teenage girl who has syndromic scoliosis secondary to familial dysautonomia. She was first diagnosed with familial dysautonomia at the age of 3. She first saw Dr. Vitale when she was 11 years old. At ... Read More

Anonymous 11 | AIS-Scoliosis Bracing

Posted on May 08, 2024

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, Scoliosis bracing This patient is a 14-year-old girl who first saw Dr. Vitale when she was 11 years old. At the time, her thoracic curve was 20 degrees, and the lumbar curve was 33 degrees. Due to being ... Read More

Victoria M. | Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis

Posted on January 23, 2024

This is a 12 year old whom I met when she was 7 years old. At that time, she had a curves measuring 26 and 21 proximal to distal. We recommended Schroth physical therapy. When she started hitting her growth spurt ... Read More

Jack M. | Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis

Posted on January 22, 2024

Jack came to us as a second opinion at the age of 9. He had recently been diagnosed but wanted another opinion. He had 21 and 20 degree curves at that time. He started with Schroth physical therapy and did ... Read More

Isabella D. | Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

Posted on December 18, 2023

Isabella was ten years old when she first came to our office upon the recommendation of her pediatrician for suspected scoliosis. Isabella is very active playing tennis and soccer. Isabella clinically appeared to have slight asymmetries at her shoulder and ... Read More

Marielle S. | Early onset scoliosis

Posted on December 15, 2023

Marielle is a girl who first came to Dr. Vitale at 10 months of age for a second opinion of her Idiopathic Infantile Scoliosis. She initially presented with a major curve of 30 degrees and a minor curve of 12 ... Read More

Anonymous 6 | Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Posted on November 29, 2023

This patient is an 18 year old who we met when she was 13 years old. She had curves measuring 29 and 31 degrees. We recommended bracing and Schroth PT. She wore the brace on average 18 hours a day ... Read More

Aibhlinn C. | Early Onset Scoliosis

Posted on November 29, 2023

Aibhlinn came to us as an 18 month old. Mom had recently noticed a difference on her back and they brought her in for an evaluation and first xray. She had curves of 44 and 47. She had an RVAD ... Read More

Starla M | Early Onset Scoliosis

Posted on March 23, 2018

Starla first came to our office at the age of 5 as a second opinion for Early Onset Scoliosis. Starla’s aunt first noted asymmetries. Upon X-Ray, Starla had severe thoracic and lumbar curves of 55 and 47 degrees.  With severe ... Read More

Kate S. | Schroth Physical Therapy and Bracing

Posted on February 02, 2017

Kate was a 13 year old when she presented to our office. She had a 48 degree main thoracic curve. We spoke about the fact that she had lots of growth left and her curve was in a surgical range. ... Read More