Departments of Nursing and Orthopedic Surgery
UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital
Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed
Last Revised: April 2017
You have a curvature of your back (spine) called scoliosis. Back problems are treated by a bone and joint doctor called an orthopedic surgeon. The purpose of this booklet is to give you information about scoliosis. This includes how we can treat this problem. We hope this booklet will help you and your parents be ready for your visit with the doctor.