Related Conditions and Treatments
Chiari malformation is an abnormality in the back of the head where the brain and spinal cord meet.
Clubfoot is a congenital foot deformity in which the foot turns down and inward.
Congenital scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine that babies are born with.
Hip impingement is a common cause of hip pain caused by abnormal bone development in the hip joint.
Hydrocephalus is extra fluid in or around the brain.
Kyphosis in Children
Kyphosis is an abnormal forward curve in the upper spine.
Lordosis is an exaggerated curve of the spine that typically affects the lower back.
Neuromuscular scoliosis is one of three main types of scoliosis that cause an irregular curvature of the spine.
Spina bifida occurs when the brain, spinal cord, or the membranes that cover them (meninges) do not completely develop.
Tethered Spinal Cord
A tethered spinal cord occurs when the spinal cord is attached to tissue around the spine, most commonly at the base.