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Idiopathic scoliosis is serious, treatable condition (VIDEO)

Although there are typically no signs or symptoms, a severe curvature of the spine can affect a teen’s quality of life as they grow into adulthood.

In this Children’s Channel video, Dr. Todd Ritzman, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the diagnosis and treatment of idiopathic scoliosis, the most common form of this curvature. For more information, visit https://www.akronchildrens.org/cosm.