Scoliosis and other Spine Disorders: Diagnosis, Pain Management and Treatment

Hosted by David H. Clements, MD

Nearly one out of 100 people has some type of scoliosis, or curvature of the spine. Scoliosis typically starts in childhood, and girls are more likely to have the condition serious enough to require treatment. Thankfully, advances in technology have improved scoliosis diagnosis, monitoring and treatment. If you have scoliosis or any type of spine disorder or deformity, or are the loved one of a person who does, don’t miss our next Health eTalk on Thursday, September 8th, with spine disorders expert David Clements, MD. He will be on hand to provide information and answer questions about scoliosis diagnosis and treatment.

Dr. Clements is the Director of the Cooper Orthopaedic Spine Surgery program and Director of the Cooper Scoliosis Program. An internationally recognized specialist on scoliosis, he is also an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a leading contributor to the Scoliosis Research Society, and has written numerous chapters on scoliosis, as well as cervical and lumbar deformities in pediatrics. He earned his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine and completed his fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. He sees patients in Cherry Hill, Voorhees and Camden.