Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC has helped establish the standards of excellence in pediatric care. Renowned for its outstanding clinical services, research programs, and medical education, Children’s Hospital was designed with input from physicians, nurses, and families, to ensure that patients receive quality, family-centered care in a comfortable setting.
At Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, doctors at the Spine Deformity Center specialize in the treatment of scoliosis, as well as kyphosis.
Not only are girls more likely to develop scoliosis, they are also more likely to develop severe curves from the disorder as well.
Scoliosis is a condition in which a person’s spine is curved in one or two places instead of being straight.
The EOS device at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh monitors children with scoliosis, while delivering far lower doses of radiation than traditional X-rays.
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