Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Scoliosis

This condition is an abnormal curvature of the spine. It most often develops in early childhood, just before a child reaches puberty.

What is scoliosis?

This detailed video describes the condition of scoliosis, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment. Most people who have scoliosis do not need treatment. When it is detected, it can be monitored closely to make sure it isn't getting worse. A doctor may recommend an orthopedic brace to prevent further curvature.