Spinal Program | Conditions and Treatments

Congenital Scoliosis

If your child has been diagnosed with congenital scoliosis, we know that you and your family are under stress and may be dealing with other conditions associated with your child’s scoliosis. So, at

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Idiopathic scoliosis

If your child has been diagnosed with scoliosis may have questions about her treatment. The caregivers in the Boston Children’s Hospital Spinal Program have treated many children with scoliosis and

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Lordosis

The curves of the spine Just as the shapes of peoples' bodies differ, the normal spine varies in size and shape. You may have been told to stand up straight, but no one's spine is perfectly straight.

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Kyphosis

If your child or teen has been diagnosed with kyphosis (also known as hyper-kyphosis), we know that you and your family are concerned. At Boston Children’s Hospital, we’ll approach your child’s

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Neuromuscular Scoliosis

If your child has been diagnosed with neuromuscular scoliosis, we know that you and your family are under stress, and are already dealing with the underlying neuromuscular condition that’s associated

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Scoliosis

If your child has been diagnosed with scoliosis may have questions about her treatment. The caregivers in the Boston Children’s Hospital Spinal Program have treated many children with scoliosis and

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Spina Bifida

Between 1,400 and 2,000 babies are born with spina bifida in the U.S. each year—but not all of these children have the same needs. Our Spina Bifida Center develops treatment plans customized to meet

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Spinal Cord Injury

The spinal cord serves not just one critical function, but several. A compact but extremely powerful package of nerves, it works with the brain to transmit important messages that are responsible for

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Spinal Fracture

A spinal cord fracture is a break to the cervical, thoracic and/or lumbar vertebrae. The spinal column is made up of many individual bony rings called vertebrae, joined together by muscles and

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Spine problems

If your baby or child has been diagnosed with a spinal problem — from a complex congenital (present at birth) condition to a less severe overuse injury — we know that you and your family are under

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Spondylolysis

At Boston Children's Hospital, we know that adolescents who have been diagnosed with an overuse injury such as spondylolysis often feel frustrated about the disruption in their normal athletic

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