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Spine Program

Ahead of the Curve

US News - Stanford Children's HealthThe Spine Program at Stanford Children's Health has a strong history of providing exceptional care to children in the Bay Area and beyond. By combing our extensive experience with emerging surgical and imaging technologies, we are able to treat patients with spinal disorders in a way that allows them to live their lives to the fullest now and later in adulthood.

We treat patients of all ages with spine conditions including scoliosis, kyphosis, spondylolysis and back pain.

Our program is led by an experienced team of orthopedic surgeons who are adept at delivering state-of-the-art care as well as approaching patients and their families with compassion and empathy. Our team continually strives to improve patient care and experience.

Why choose Stanford Children’s Health for your child’s spine care?

  • Our multidisciplinary team brings together experts in pediatric orthopedics, pain management, physical therapy, and more to give your child the best possible care.
  • We are the only pediatric health system in the Bay Area to offer the EOS low-dose spine imaging system, which delivers up to 50 times less radiation than a typical x-ray.
  • We offer a full range of treatment options, including Schroth physical therapy, bracing, casting, and surgery.
  • If your child needs a brace, orthotists—specialists who make and fit braces—are available in our clinics so that we can work together to make sure your child gets the best brace for his or her needs.

Better images with less radiation

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Our EOS low-dose imaging system—the only one of its kind exclusively for kids in the Bay Area—can produce three dimensional images to aid diagnosis and treatment, all while delivering up to 50 times less radiation than a traditional x-ray.

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