The JLMD Scoliosis & Spinal Deformity Blog

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!

Practicing Yoga & Pilates with Scoliosis Have you or your child recently been diagnosed with scoliosis? If so, then you’ve probably heard about several treatment options. What if you want to take an active role in reducing your scoliosis pain and improving your posture? There are, in fact, some things you can do to manage […]

Can the Schroth Method for Scoliosis Help Your Child? Has your child been diagnosed with scoliosis? If so, then you probably want to investigate all your conservative treatment options before you consider surgery. And, luckily there are several conservative therapies available. The Schroth Method is an approach for treating scoliosis that uses customized exercises and […]

What is Scheuermann’s Disease? A normal, healthy spine contains a set of natural curves. When you look at a healthy spine from the side, you should be able to see these gentle arcs. That being said, too much curvature along the mid-back is problematic. This leads to a condition known as kyphosis. One subtype of […]

The Basic Types of Scoliosis Surgery Under normal circumstances and from a frontal view, the spine runs straight down the middle of the body. With scoliosis, however, this is not quite the case. In fact, a pronounced sideways curvature develops in the spine. The angle of this curve may be quite small, rather large, or […]

Scoliosis in Children with Marfan Syndrome Marfan syndrome causes characteristic problems to arise in the bones and joints, which leads patients and doctors alike to suspect the condition. These skeletal features occur when the bones grow too long or the ligaments stretch out beyond what doctors consider normal. Likewise, there is a slew of skeletal […]

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