"I would not be standing straight and free from my back brace if it wasn't for Dr. Boachie and all the caring personnel I came in contact with at the Hospital for Special Surgery."
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Scoliosis is an incorrect curvature of the spine. It can be caused by cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and other conditions that limit body motion, such as paralysis. In many cases, however, the cause is unknown. Read the stories of patients who had scoliosis, but received the appropriate treatment at HSS to get back in the game.