New data from patients across North America has raised questions about the effectiveness of vertebral body tethering for scoliosis.
A pediatric researcher at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), has identified patterns of spinal curvature in younger children that may be likely to develop into scoliosis by adolescence.Read More
With an estimated 7 million Americans having scoliosis, according to the National Scoliosis Foundation, it is critical for parents and guardians to be aware of its signs and symptoms in their children, notes National Scoliosis Center (NCS) Founder and President Luke Stikeleather.Read More
Medical technology company Implanet announces it has received regulatory clearance—510(k) in the US and CE Mark in Europe—to market the Jazz Claw hybrid implant.Read More
A Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science professor and his research team recently won a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s National Robotics Initiative to develop dynamic, and less rigid, scoliosis braces for kids.Read More