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    Vertebral Body Tethering

    What is Vertebral Body Tethering (VBT)? Click here to learn more
    about this new type of treatment for scoliosis and if it might be
    right for your child.

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    Research

    Learn from our database of research as we work to provide the
    latest and most accurate information on how to treat scoliosis.

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    Family Support

    Looking for additional support? We know that the treatment
    journey through EOS can be a heavy financial burden for many children
    and their families. Click here to learn more about how we can support you.

Our Mission

To help children with spine problems live longer, better lives

The Pediatric Spine Foundation is a community dedicated to improving the quality of care
and the outcome of treatment for patients and families dealing with chest wall and spine deformities.

Research

The Pediatric Spine Foundation is committed to improving clinical outcomes in patients with complex early onset scoliosis (EOS). Our infrastructure allows us to do this in the form of a clinical registry. Operating the largest scoliosis database in the world, the registry securely and reliably tracks patients with EOS; that data is used as a basis of clinical research in many areas of complex spinal deformity.

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Education for Clinicians

For the past fourteen years, an outstanding international faculty has gathered with 150+ pediatric deformity surgeons from all over the world to discuss and debate important issues and advances in the treatment of severe spinal deformities and the growing spine. The CME-accredited Congress includes a mix of invited lectures, free papers, debates, case discussions, and non-CME Surgical Technique Forums under the direction of an outstanding international faculty of leaders in the growing spine field.

 

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Education for Families

The Pediatric Spine Foundation is dedicated to studying all treatments available to children with scoliosis and providing this information to families.

Through our network of physicians and the variety of research that is published by our team, we strive to provide the most updated and relevant information for each unique situation that families might encounter. We know that it can be difficult to decide which treatment options will be best for your child, but hope that parents and patients can feel informed, educated, and empowered as they learn more about scoliosis through our foundation.

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Family Support

The Pediatric Spine Foundation helps children diagnosed with complex spinal deformities access medical care. With a variety of treatment options available, it can be a confusing and difficult time for families to understand the scope of this disease. We are here to help families obtain expert medical care by providing financial assistance for travel during this time through our Family Grant.

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