Scoli Blog: Your #1 Source for Scoliosis & Spinal Deformity News

When it comes to the complex topic of spinal deformities, our condition and treatment pages can only begin to scratch the surface. For example… Do you have a rare spinal deformity—like Adult Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome (ATSCS)—that doesn’t receive much press? Or, perhaps your child has idiopathic scoliosis—admittedly, a much more common condition than ATSCS— but you need to ask a less “common” question, like: “Can genetic testing predict how severe my child’s condition will become?”

You can find all of these topics—and much more—in our ever-expanding library of spinal deformity content. Access our blog to discover the latest advancements in minimally invasive spine surgery. Or, learn how non-surgical treatment options, like physical therapy, can enhance the quality of your life. Get to know more about Dr. Lowenstein’s philosophy of patient care. And, receive expert advice directly from an industry-leading specialist in spinal deformity care. But, most importantly of all: Find out how you (or your child) can enjoy an active, healthy life, completely free of pain! Check our blog regularly to discover innovative (and scientific) tips to manage your pain!

Overcoming a Failed Scoliosis Surgery Have you been experiencing back pain or general discomfort for a period of two weeks or more following a failed scoliosis surgery? Are conservative methods, like pain management and physical therapy, not delivering satisfactory results? While many can manage scoliosis pain with a combination of medication and physical therapy, an […]

Dr. Jason Lowenstein Delivers Scoliosis Lecture at Industry Expert Symposium Dr. James C. Wittig, Chairman of Orthopedic Surgery at Morristown Medical Center, recently released a recorded lecture by Dr. Jason Lowenstein of The Advanced Spine Center. The lecture, entitled “Pediatric Orthopedics for the Primary Care Practitioner” was given at Morristown Medical Center’s Annual Pediatric Orthopedics […]

Your Comprehensive Guide to Vertebral Body Tethering (VBT) Has your child recently been diagnosed with scoliosis? If so, then you’re probably wondering what comes next. For many children with scoliosis, treatment often means relying on the assistance of a rigid brace. Although braces can stop the progression of abnormal curvature, they can’t, however, reverse the […]

Lisa’s Scoliosis Recovery Journey Lisa’s scoliosis recovery journey was recently featured in “Moments That Matter,” a collection of inspiring patient recovery stories from the Atlantic Health System, where Dr. Lowenstein serves as the Director of the Scoliosis & Spinal Deformity Center. When Lisa L. was 11-years-old, she was diagnosed with scoliosis, a sideways curve of the […]

Orthopedic Surgeon vs. Neurosurgeon: Which Doctor is Right for You? When it comes to spine surgery, it cannot be stressed enough: Choosing the right type of doctor for you is everything. More specifically, this means deciding, “Should I enlist the skills of a neurosurgeon? Or, is a board-certified orthopedist more suited to address my needs?” […]

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