Casey was diagnosed with scoliosis at 10. At age 17, she had scoliosis surgery at CHOC Hospital. Today, she’s a thriving college student.
Personalized Spinal Implants: Nikki’s Story
Nikki was among the first patients at CHOC to benefit from personalized spinal implants as part of her scoliosis surgery.
Living with Scoliosis: Ellie’s Story
Ellie’s mom thought back pain might be due to a heavy backpack, but her pediatrician diagnosed scoliosis, and referred her to CHOC.
Living with Scoliosis: Jessica’s Story
Dr. Afshin Aminian and the CHOC Orthopaedic Institute helped correct a nearly 70 degree curve in Jessica’s spine.
Kids and Spine Issues
Scoliosis is a medical condition in which the spine is curved in either an “s” or “c” shape. If caught early, it can be treated with bracing.