2014-01-30 19:52:49 by Mark Humphrey - Web Content Producer, as posted on the inside.akronchildrens.org blog.
Although there are typically no signs or symptoms, a severe curvature of the spine can affect a teen’s quality of life as they grow into adulthood.
In this Children's Channel video, Dr. Todd Ritzman, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at Akron Children's Hospital, discusses the diagnosis and treatment of idiopathic scoliosis, the most common form of this curvature. For more information, visit https://www.akronchildrens.org/cosm.
(8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)
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