Scoliosis is when the bones of the spine curve from side to side instead of being straight. If the curve gets large enough, it can be painful and cause problems. Nemours Children's orthopedic surgeons and other scoliosis specialists have the experience and skills to diagnose and treat scoliosis as your child grows.
Families bring their children to Nemours because we’ve led the way in diagnosing, treating and researching scoliosis for more than 50 years. We even invented one of the most common braces used around the world to treat scoliosis — the Wilmington Brace, designed at Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware. We also participate in ongoing studies and clinical trials to look for better ways to diagnose and treat scoliosis and other orthopedic conditions. And, year after year, many on our team are recognized as "Best Doctors in America®".
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