Scoliosis Treatment in NJ & NY

At the Institute for Comprehensive Spine Care, we recognize the challenges that scoliosis can pose to your daily life. Under the expert guidance of Dr. Gbolahan Okubadejo, MD, FAAOS, our team is dedicated to offering exceptional care and tailored scoliosis treatment options to help you manage scoliosis and improve your quality of life.
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Understanding Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a medical condition characterized by an abnormal sideways curvature of the spine. Typically, the spine has a natural curve when viewed from the side, but in the case of scoliosis, the spine curves from side to side, often resembling an "S" or "C" shape. This curvature can vary in severity, with some individuals experiencing only a mild form, while others may have a more pronounced and noticeable curve.

The causes of scoliosis can be varied and may include congenital factors, neuromuscular conditions, injuries, or infections of the spine. However, in many cases, the cause of scoliosis is unknown, and this is referred to as idiopathic scoliosis. Scoliosis can affect people of all ages, but it is most commonly identified during adolescence. The condition can sometimes lead to complications such as back pain, breathing difficulties, and changes in appearance, which is why early detection and appropriate management are important.

Scoliosis Affects About 2% - 3% of the Population

More Common in Females than Males

Early Detection is Crucial For Managing Scoliosis

Diagnostic Services

Accurate diagnosis is essential for effective scoliosis treatment. At the Institute for Comprehensive Spine Care, we utilize cutting-edge diagnostic services to precisely determine the severity and type of your scoliosis.


Provide clear images of the skeletal structure, enabling us to identify abnormalities and assess the condition of the cervical spine

Physical Examination

Allowing the physician to assess symptoms, perform specific tests, and understand the patient's medical history

CT Scans

Provide highly detailed cross-sectional images of the body, including bones, blood vessels, and soft tissues, allowing for a precise evaluation

MRI Scans

Offer detailed images of soft tissues—including nerves, muscles, and intervertebral discs—in addition to the skeletal structure

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How Can We Treat Scoliosis?

Discovering the Possibilities

Scoliosis treatment depends on various factors, including the degree and pattern of the spinal curvature, the age of the patient, and the progression of the curve. Non-surgical scoliosis treatment options focus on managing pain, improving posture, and monitoring the curvature to prevent further progression.

In cases where the curve is severe or progressing rapidly, surgery may be necessary for scoliosis treatment. Our experienced team, led by Dr. Bo, is dedicated to helping you explore the possibilities and develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to your specific needs and goals.
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Treatment Options

Non-Surgical Treatment

These Treatmentfocus on conservative and non-invasive approaches to alleviate pain and restore function.

Physical Therapy


Over the Counter Medications

Assistive Devices

Our success rates with non-surgical options are exceptional, allowing you to explore alternatives to surgery.

Surgical Treatment

When surgical intervention is necessary, Dr. Bo is a highly skilled and experienced spine surgeon who specializes in a range of surgical procedures.

Growing Rods

Vertebral Body Tethering

Spinal Osteotomy

We prioritize patient safety and strive for optimal results, explaining the benefits, risks, and expected outcomes of each surgical option.

Recovery from
Scoliosis Treatment

Guiding You Towards Improved Health

At the Institute for Comprehensive Spine Care, we understand that recovery from scoliosis treatment is a journey. Our comprehensive approach includes personalized rehabilitation programs and post-treatment care to support your healing process.

We employ a variety of pain management techniques and collaborate with skilled physical therapists to create a customized rehabilitation plan that promotes healing, restores functionality, and minimizes downtime.

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Our commitment to patient satisfaction and positive outcomes is evident in our past patient testimonials and their improved quality of life.
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Take Control of Your Scoliosis

With locations in NY and NJ, our team at the Institute for Comprehensive Spine Care is dedicated to providing comprehensive solutions for individuals dealing with scoliosis. Our experts are committed to evaluating each patient’s unique situation and devising the most effective treatment plan.
We employ state-of-the-art diagnostic technologies to precisely identify the nature and extent of scoliosis. By combining these advanced tools with our extensive expertise, we can develop a personalized care plan that aligns with your specific needs and goals.
Don’t let scoliosis control your life. Take the first step towards managing your condition by scheduling a consultation with us today. Trust in our expertise and compassionate approach as we strive to alleviate your symptoms and improve your quality of life.

The Most Trusted Spine Surgeon in NY & NJ

Dr. Gbolahan Okubadejo, affectionately known as Dr. Bo, is a top-rated spine surgeon based in the NY/NJ metropolitan area. He leads The Institute for Comprehensive Spine Care, providing patient-centered care and demonstrating a commitment to excellence. Besides his clinical work, Dr. Bo is a respected researcher, a recipient of prestigious awards, and an advocate for preventive care and minimally invasive procedures. His patient-centered approach extends to educating patients and involving them in their treatment decisions.

Scoliosis FAQs

Answers to Common Questions. Click to Learn More

Scoliosis can be caused by various factors including congenital spine deformities, genetic conditions, neuromuscular problems, and unknown causes (idiopathic). The idiopathic form is the most common, especially in adolescents.

Common symptoms of scoliosis include uneven shoulders, a prominent shoulder blade, uneven waist, or leaning to one side. Some individuals may experience back pain or difficulty breathing in severe cases.

Most cases of scoliosis are idiopathic, meaning the cause is unknown, and therefore, prevention is not possible. However, early detection and intervention can prevent the progression of the curvature in many cases.

Scoliosis is typically diagnosed through a physical examination and imaging tests such as X-rays. The doctor will observe the back for curvature and may measure the angle of the curve (Cobb angle) using X-rays.

Treatment options for scoliosis vary depending on the severity and type of curvature. Options include observation, physical therapy, bracing, and surgery. The goal is to prevent progression, alleviate symptoms, and improve quality of life.

While scoliosis cannot be cured, it can be effectively managed through various treatment options. The goal of treatment is to prevent the progression of the curve and manage symptoms to improve the individual's quality of life.

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