Early-onset Scoliosis

Early-onset scoliosis is a subset of idiopathic scoliosis, and has no known cause. It is a rare condition that affects children under age 10 and is often accompanied by other health issues, such as chest wall deformities, neuromuscular diseases, and benign or malignant spinal tumors.

Early-onset Idiopathic Scoliosis: Jessie's Story

Why Choose Us?

The Spine Program is a cornerstone of the Division of Orthopedics, which is ranked No. 1 in the nation on the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of Best Children’s Hospitals. Thanks to their surgical knowledge, clinical experience and innovative research, CHOP’s Spine Program offers a depth and breadth of experience treating spine conditions that is unparalleled in the region.