Tag: Scoliosis

The Uplift: Greta’s Inspiring Journey and Dance Performances, on CBS News

Posted on March 16, 2023

"I just love dance so much, because it gives me a way to express myself...I can do so many things that people can't think I can do. Dance has also made a way for me to use my movements and ... Read More

Greta—Helping Other Find the “Ability” in “Disability”

Posted on March 08, 2023

Greta Baier, 14, lives with a rare muscle disease called nemaline myopathy and has undergone three major spine surgeries to correct severe scoliosis. Yet none of that has stopped her from being an advocate for the disabled. In many ways, Greta ... Read More

New Patient Story Video: Greta’s Journey

Posted on September 28, 2022

"As you can see, this is an amazing kid—advocating for other children with disabilities, excelling in school and socially, and really standing as a testament to what modern medicine can do." —Michael Vitale, MD   "I just want to thank Dr. Vitale ... Read More

What to Know About Scoliosis — If your child has scoliosis…

Posted on October 18, 2021

Spine expert Michael Vitale, MD shares 10 things parents and caregivers should 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 ... Read More

Before & After Examples of Commonly Performed Scoliosis Surgeries

Posted on August 10, 2020

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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

Scoliosis questionnaire featured in the AAOS Headline News

In this week's AAOS Headline News, they featured the Scoliosis questionnaire (EOSQ-24) that is published in the Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics March 2018 Issue.  They state that "the Early-Onset Scoliosis Questionnaire (EOSQ-24) may be a valid tool to evaluate patient-reported ... 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

Curvy Girls Livestream with Dr. Vitale

Posted on August 07, 2017

Mark your calendars for the Curvy Girls Livestream with Dr. Vitale.  It will be a LIVE Q&A session on Thursday, August 10th at 7 PM EST.  Curvy Girls is an International Scoliosis Peer Support.  They have support groups that meet ... 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