Tag: cerebral palsy

2019 Pediatric Orthopedics Update

Posted on March 05, 2019

Columbia Pediatric Orthopedics is hosting a 2019 Pediatric Orthopedics Update.  This is an opportunity to learn about a vast array of orthopedic conditions that affect the pediatric population.  Pediatric experts from Columbia’s Department of Orthopedics will share their knowledge and experience ... Read More

Cerebral Palsy Spinal Disorders

Posted on December 29, 2016

Patients living with cerebral palsy (CP) face lifelong medical care that is often invasive yet unable to slow the body's rapid decline. Additionally, patients with CP are approximately 10 times more likely than the general population to develop osteoarthritis. "We need ... Read More

Measuring Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients With Cerebral Palsy

Posted on December 29, 2016

Patients living with cerebral palsy (CP) face lifelong medical care that is often invasive yet unable to slow the body's rapid decline. Additionally, patients with CP are approximately 10 times more likely than the general population to develop osteoarthritis. "We need ... Read More

Neuromuscular Scoliosis

Posted on October 27, 2016

What is it? Neuromuscular scoliosis is a condition that affects children with neuromuscular disorders and is characterized by the presence of one or more abnormal curvatures of the spine. This curvature causes the spinal column to bend to the left or ... Read More

Early Onset Scoliosis

Posted on October 27, 2016

The Center for Early Onset Scoliosis is led by Michael Vitale, MD, Chief of Pediatric Spine and Scoliosis Service at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital and the Ana Lucia Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians ... Read More