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October 04, 2021

Eight Facts to Know About Scoliosis

Scoliosis, a common, sometimes hereditary spinal condition, is a curvature of the spine that affects 2% to 3% of the population in the United States, or an estimated 6 million to 9 million people. But with new opportunities for treatment that ... Read More >

September 23, 2021

What to Know About Back Pain in Children

From heavy backpacks to scoliosis, two NewYork-Presbyterian experts discuss the causes of back pain in children and what kids can do to keep their backs healthy as they return to school. Back pain, including lower back pain, is a common complaint among children ... Read More >

April 29, 2021

Safety in Spine Surgery Month—Thank You and What’s Next

A summary of Safety in Spine Surgery Month, from S3P: Thank you for participating in Safety in Spine Surgery Month! We closed out the month with an excellent April 29 webinar on Leveraging the Team to Make Spine Surgery Safer. The ... Read More >

April 21, 2021

Spine Surgery Safety tips —Highlights of Week 3 of the S3P 2021 event

Spine surgery safety tips and education was the focus, and it was full of practical advice on implementing checklists and guidelines. This was week 3 of the Safety in Spine Surgery Project, 2021. For easy reference, here they are: Our April ... Read More >

April 16, 2021

S3P’s Safety in Spine Surgery Month, Week 2!

Check out what has been happening during Safety in Spine Surgery Month on the S3P website. Here's a quick summary: We had some amazing videos sharing the message about safety in spine surgery, with both top-level commentary as well as practical tips. ... Read More >

February 26, 2021

Pediatric Spine Study Group (PSSG) Annual Report 2020

Dr. Michael Vitale and Other Major Members of Pediatric Spine Study Group—2020 Significant Contributions Update from Pediatric Spine Study Group; Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian Since 2002, the Pediatric Spine Foundation has worked with hospitals around the country to accomplish ... Read More >

February 11, 2021

First Annual Safety in Spine Surgery Month Announced by S3P

The Safety in Spine Surgery Project is pleased to announce the First Annual Safety in Spine Surgery month, taking place in April of 2021. The goal of this project is to improve safety in spine surgery by sharing guidelines, techniques, ... Read More >

November 16, 2020

Dr. Vitale Speaks at the 14th Annual ICEOS Virtual Meeting—2020

Dr. Vitale presented "Shoulder Balance Following Anterior Vertebral Body Tethering of the Spine for Idiopathic Scoliosis" at the 2020 ICEOS Virtual Meeting. He was also involved in multiple other papers and discussions being presented throughout the course. About The Growing Spine ... Read More >

October 25, 2020

Non-Operative Treatment of Scoliosis – 6th Annual — Webinar

Join us for this interactive webinar to learn about state of the art, non-operative treatment of scoliosis. Columbia Pediatric Orthopedics is hosting it’s 6th Annual Non Operative Treatment of Childhood Scoliosis—virtually.  The 6th Annual Non-Operative Treatment of Childhood Scoliosis is an ... Read More >

September 01, 2020

Pediatric Spine Study Group (PSSG) Annual Report 2019

Pediatric Spine Study Group Annual Report: President's Statement and Download "For nearly two decades, we worked as two separate entities to improve the lives of young children with spine deformity.  In 2019, the Children's Spine Study group and the Growing Spine ... Read More >