Category: Spinal Fusion

Michael M. | Infantile Idiopathic Scoliosis

Posted on January 31, 2024

This is a now 5 year old who we met at 8 months of age with a 29-degree major curve with an RVAD of approximately 25 degrees. This was a supine xray. He then came back 4 months later and ... Read More

Anonymous 10 | Congenital Kyphoscoliosis

Posted on January 23, 2024

This is a 12 year old who had prior spine surgeries abroad that consisted of hemivertebrectomy, short fusion and insertion of a VEPTR. She proceeded to have multiple lengthenings overseas. She also had a VSD that was repaired, DDH that ... 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

Anonymous 7 | Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis

Posted on January 22, 2024

Patient was a 9 year old when she presented to us but the pediatrician had noticed the scoliosis a few years prior. Her older sister was also a patient of ours who had spondylolisthesis that required surgery followed by a ... Read More

Margaret G. | Early Onset Scoliosis

Posted on December 15, 2023

Margaret came to us as a second opinion at 16 years old. She was originally diagnosed with scoliosis at the age of 5. She had an MRI that showed a chiari malformation and syrinx that required intervention by Dr. Neil ... Read More

Ashley M. | Spinal Fusion

Posted on December 15, 2023

Ashley was 10 years old when she came to our office as a second opinion for left thigh pain. Ashley is very active in softball, tennis, and basketball, and the pain became consistent after sports. Upon review of her x-rays, ... Read More

Aiden A. | Syndromic Scoliosis

Posted on November 29, 2023

We met Aiden when he was 3 years old for a second opinion in regards to his recently diagnosed scoliosis. He was already in a brace by the time we met him but his out of brace xrays showed a ... Read More

Hamzy A. | Scoliosis

Posted on August 10, 2022

Type of Scoli; Halo + Posterior Spinal Fusion and Instrumentation. This is a 13 year old with a complicated medical history including TAPVR—Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return—ASD, and PDA (all cardiac) that was repaired on day 9 of life. He also ... Read More

Elisha J. | Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Posted on June 21, 2022

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, Selective Thoracic Posterior Spinal Fusion and Instrumentation. This is a 12 year old with Idiopathic Scoliosis. She did Schroth and Rigo Cheneau bracing that she wore about 8 hours a day. Her curve continued to progress into a ... Read More

Finlay K | Pediatric Scoliosis, Down Syndrome

Posted on March 23, 2018

Finlay was 13 years old when he first came to our office by recommendation of his pediatrician. Finlay’s scoliosis presents in the setting of Down’s Syndrome and renal disease. Finlay’s curves measured 37, 53, and 55 degrees. We discussed the ... Read More