Scoliosis is when abnormalities in the bones of the spine make it bend sideways. This can cause:
Surgery is used to correct the curve in the spine, relieve symptoms and prevent further damage. Specially trained surgeons will use rods and other devices to strengthen and straighten the spine so that a child can continue to grow more normally.
At Arkansas Children’s we provide the most advanced surgical treatments, including surgical monitoring technology to protect the spinal cord and ensure proper placement of corrective hardware.
The prognosis and treatment plan for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is explained by Dr. David Bumpass, an orthopedic spine surgeon at Arkansas Children's Hospital.
Nine steps to take if your child starts to have a seizure with shaking or jerking lasting longer than a few seconds.
Experts at Arkansas Children’s diagnosed 7-year-old Kelley with a rare neurological disorder. Read her story of a healthier tomorrow.
Kids may suffer from occasional headaches, but tension, migraine and chronic headaches are cause for concern.
The Neurology Clinic at Arkansas Children's provides expert epilepsy care for a full range of neurological conditions and diseases.