Tag: Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis

Second “Lunch & Learn” Webinar Took Place Mon., January 29

Posted on January 30, 2024

Columbia Pediatric Orthopedics hosted the 2nd edition of our new "Lunch & Learn" Webinar series on Monday, January 29, 2024. This webinar, Advances in the Non-Operative Management of Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis and Bracing, focused on scoliosis and spine conditions across the lifespan. The series, held five or six times per year, is designed to improve scoliosis and spine care by providing participants and faculty a forum for interaction and collaboration. Read More

Dr. Michael Vitale Co-Chairs 12th Annual ICEOS Meeting

Posted on November 19, 2018

Dr. Michael Vitale Co-Chairs the 12th Annual ICEOS (International Congress on Early Onset Scoliosis) meeting in Lisbon, Portugal.  He also spoke on a myriad of topics including The Debates: SAI/Pelvic Screws (Paul Sponseller) vs S Hooks (Michael Vitale) Paper # ... Read More

Curvy Girls Livestream with Dr. Vitale

Posted on August 11, 2017

If you didn't get a chance to watch the Curvy Girls Livestream with Dr. Vitale, please check out the below video.  It was a Q & A session with founder of Curvy Girls, Leah Stoltz along with Dr. Michael Vitale. ... Read More

Columbia Orthopedics Conservative Care for Spine & Scoliosis

Posted on June 27, 2017

We are excited to launch our new video about our work at Columbia Orthopedics in Conservative Care for Spine & Scoliosis.  We have a team approach that includes the surgeon, schroth physical therapists, Rigo Cheneau orthotists, PAs/NPs to provide the best ... Read More

Dr. Vitale Leads Early Onset Scoliosis Research Study

Posted on June 12, 2017

Dr. Michael Vitale commented about his Early Onset Scoliosis Research Study: "Use of MAGEC for patients with early onset scoliosis has made a huge difference with regard to the quality of life of my patients," said Dr. Vitale. "We all continue ... Read More

Columbia Orthopedics Hosted Non-Operative Best Practice Guidelines for AIS

Columbia Orthopedics just hosted the 1st meeting of many to work on Non-Operative Best Practice Guidelines for AIS (Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis) on May 17, 2017.  There is so much variability out there for the recommendations around non-operative practices for adolescent idiopathic ... Read More

Dr. Vitale Participates in MAGEC Study Group at EPOSNA

Columbia Orthopedics Chief of Pediatric Spine and Scoliosis Michael Vitale, MD, MPH and Hiroko Matsumoto took part in an international MAGEC Study Group at the EPOSNA annual meeting in Spain with Dr. John Smith, Past President of the Board of Directors, and ... Read More

Columbia Orthopedics Non Operative Spine Care Team Presents at SOSORT

Posted on May 08, 2017

Columbia Orthopedics Non Operative Spine Care team members participated in the 12th annual SOSORT conference, which took place in Lyon, France from May 3-6. Three abstracts were accepted for podium presentations at the conference: Physiotherapeutic Scoliosis Specific Exercise (PSSE) Utilizing the Schroth Method ... Read More

Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis (JIS)

Posted on October 27, 2016

[caption id="attachment_3197" align="alignright" width="450"] Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis Treatments[/caption] Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis affects children between 3–9 years of age. The exact cause of juvenile scoliosis (and for that matter adolescent idiopathic scoliosis) is unknown. It is a condition in which there is ... Read More