Spine Program News and Updates

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Screening for Scoliosis

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When is the right time to screen for scoliosis, what should you look for during an exam, and what actions should you take? John "Jack" Flynn, MD, chief of Orthopedics at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia offers some guidance.

Rapid Recovery Pathway for Idiopathic Scoliosis

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xrays showing idiopathic scoliosis

Can children head home just a few days after major spine surgery, with their pain under control? Healthcare providers at CHOP changed their method of care to make it possible for their adolescent patients.

The Backbone of CHOP Orthopedics

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The Spine Program at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, is one of the largest multidisciplinary programs of its kind in the world. Each year, this program provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment to thousands of children with common and complex spinal deformities, musculoskeletal tumors, and trauma-related spinal conditions.

CHOP Team Leads Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Research

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The orthopedic surgery team within the Division of Orthopedics at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has long led research into the causes of and safest treatments for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Two recent studies have garnered the Russell A. Hibbs Award for basic and clinical science research.

CHOP Now Offers Low-dose EOS Spine Imaging

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CHOP has expanded its diagnostic toolkit to include EOS imaging, a newly FDA-approved technology that produces superior quality 3-D images with reduced radiation exposure to patients.

The Backbone of Our Program


CHOP's Spine Program provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment to thousands of children with spinal deformities, trauma-related spinal conditions, musculoskeletal tumors, genetic cervical spine conditions, and other conditions that affect the spine.