Pediatric Orthopedic and Spine Surgery 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.

What are the Treatments for ACL Injuries?

Dr. Craig Spurdle is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon, talks about treatment options for ACL injuries.

What are the signs and symptoms of an ACL injury?

Dr. Craig Spurdle, pediatric orthopedic surgeon explains the signs and symptoms of an ACL injury.

What is an ACL Injury?

Dr. Craig Spurdle is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon, explains ACL injuries.

What are Movement Disorders?

Dr. Migvis Monduy explains about the different kinds of movement disorders in children. Dr. Monduy is a pediatric neurologist with Neuro Network Partners (NNP) and director of the Neuromuscular Disorders Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami.

What are the Signs & Symptoms of Movement Disorders - Dr. Monduy Explains

Learn more about the signs & symptoms of Movement Disorders with Dr. Migvus Monduy.

The Spasticity and Movement Disorders Program

Dr. Migvis Monduy introduces the goals and approach of The Movement Disorders Program at Nicklaus Children's.

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.

Multidisciplinary Approach for Cerebral Palsy

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, Monica Payares-Lizano, MD discusses the multidisciplinary team approach for neuromuscular disorders such as cerebral palsy.

What is Durable Medical Equipment?

As one of the largest and most comprehensive pediatric orthopedic practices in Florida, the department of Orthopedic Surgery can skillfully provide state-of-the-art and compassionate care for your child’s orthopedic concerns.

Why do special needs patients need multidisciplinary care? - Dr. Monica Payares-Lizano explains

As one of the largest and most comprehensive pediatric orthopedic practice in Florida, the Nicklaus Chidren's Orthopedic Surgery Program specializes in the care and management of musculo-skeletal conditions in children.

What is the Ponseti method for clubfoot? - Dr. Scott Schoenleber explains

Dr. Scott Schoenleber, pediatric orthopedic surgeon, explains how the Ponseti method is used to correct the position of children with clubfoot.

How can I tell if my child is hurt? - Dr. Annie Casta explains

The best way to help if your child is injured is elevating the injury and icing it. If you think there is a broken bone, consult with one of pediatric orthopedists.

What is spasticity and its care options?

Dr. Toba Niazi, a pediatric Neurosurgeon at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, explains how spasticity is an abnormal rigidity and stiffness of the muscle and its care options through the Spasticity and Movement Disorders Clinic.

October Patient of the Month: Astry

After Astry was born, her parents noticed that she wasn't progressing as babies typically do. She wasn't able to lift her head and she showed a lot of muscle weakness. Her pediatrician recommended they take her to see a neurologist, and so Astry's parents brought her to Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Orthopedic Care for Pediatric Musculoskeletal Injuries | Keeping Kids Healthy

Dr. Monica Payares-Lizano. MD talks about the orthopedic care offered at Nicklaus Children's Hospital for pediatric musculoskeletal injuries.

Developmental Hip Dysplasia in Children | Keeping Kids Healthy

Dr. Kevin Horowitz, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, talks about developmental hip dysplasia in children.

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.

Meet Doctor Avi Baitner - Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Avi Baitner, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.

Meet Scott Schoenleber - Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Scott Schoenleber, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.

Meet Monica Maria Payares-Lizano, MD - Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Monica Payares-Lizano, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.

Meet Doctor Kevin Horowitz - Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Kevin Horowitz, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.

Meet Doctor Annie Casta - Pediatric Orthopedist

Annie Casta, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric orthopedist with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.

Meet Doctor Craig Spurdle - Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Craig Spurdle, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.

Meet Doctor Stephen M. Swirsky - Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Stephen M. Swirsky, DO of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.