Scoliosis & Spine Disorders Videos

Scoliosis is a Sign, not a Disease: Featuring Dr. Stephen George & Dr. Thomas Errico

Join us live as Nicklaus Children's Hospital's Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgeons discuss the signs, diagnosis and treatment of scoliosis in children and teens.

Who is part of a multidisciplinary team for treating scoliosis?

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon Dr. Stephen George explains the multidisciplinary approach to treating scoliosis at Nicklaus Children's Hosptal.

What is the recovery like for spine surgery?

Learn how your child's recovery works after a spine surgery. Learn how your child's recovery works after a spine surgery. Dr. Stephen George, Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgeon explains.

What causes idiopathic scoliosis?

Do you know the causes of idiopathic scoliosis? Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgeon, Dr. Stephen George dispels some of the myths about how scoliosis is occurs in children and teens.

What is low radiation imaging important for scoliosis patients?

Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgeon, Dr. Stephen George explains why low radiation imaging (EOS) is important for scoliosis patients is, who need routine imaging of their spine.

Having a scoliosis diagnosis does not imply lifelong limitations

Can your children return to normal activities after a scoliosis diagnosis? Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgeon Dr. Stephen George explains.

January Patient of the Month: Layla

When Layla was 5, she came to Nicklaus Children's Hospital with a severe case of scoliosis. To help straighten her spine, Layla spent time in halo gravity traction. While her mom returned home to Gainesville for work and school, the nurses at Nicklaus Children's took care of Layla, acting as substitute mothers and making sure she was well cared for.

Meet Thomas J. Errico, MD - Pediatric Spine Surgeon

Thomas J. Errico, MD, is a pediatric spine surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program and Center for Spinal Disorders at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Talkin' Kids Health: All About Scoliosis

Learn about Scoliosis with Dr. Stephen George, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, at Nicklaus Children's Hosptial.

April Patient of the Month: Lucky

Zachary, better known by his nickname, Lucky, was born five weeks early. He spent five weeks in the ICU and faced some developmental delays early on. He began physical therapy sessions when he was 2 years old, and after some time, his therapist noticed a knot on his back that didn’t appear to be muscular in nature. The spine specialists at Nicklaus Children's Hospital found that Lucky had a severe deformity of the thoracic spine, known as congenital kyphoscoliosis.

What is bracing treatment for scoliosis?

When should bracing be used as a treatment for idiopathic scoliosis? Dr. Stephen George explains.

How is idiopathic scoliosis treated?

What is the best treatment for idiopathic scoliosis? Treatment options will be determined for each patient by an orthopedic specialist.

What are the different types of scoliosis?

Stephen George, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric spine surgeon at the Center for Spinal Disorders. He explains about the different types of scoliosis.

Meet Doctor Stephen George - Pediatric Spine Surgeon

Stephen George, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric spine surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.