Scoliosis can cause the spine to curve in a C- or S-shape. Pediatricians often screen for the condition among children at an annual well check. Most of the time, cases of mild and resolve on their own. However, if your child needs management and treatment, you can take advantage of the experience and expertise at TriHealth Orthopedics & Sports Institute and Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine.
Scoliosis is when the spine curves to one side instead of growing straight. It usually happens just before puberty or a growth spurt. Most cases of scoliosis are mild, but some may get more severe as a child grows. In very severe cases, the condition can be disabling.
The cause of scoliosis is often unknown. In some cases, the condition can be caused by:
Scoliosis symptoms most often include:
Scoliosis treatment will depend based on the severity of your spinal curvature. Typically, scoliosis treatment includes:
Risk factors for developing scoliosis include:
Severe scoliosis can lead to serious complications, including:
The team at TriHealth Orthopedics & Sports Institute, Beacon Orthopaedics and Mayfield Brain and Spine have unmatched experience diagnosing, managing and treating scoliosis. Learn more about our experience. Call TriHealth at 513 246 2300 or our orthopedic partner, Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, at 513 354 3700.