Carolinas HealthCare System

The Pediatric Orthopedic program at Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, NC offers specialized orthopedic care for children, adolescents and teenagers who have sustained injuries to the back and spine.

Our caring and compassionate pediatric orthopedic physicians and staff are specially trained in treating conditions that affect the bones, muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons in the back and spine. Working together with you and your child, our team will look for ways to improve your child’s overall quality of life. We offer a number of medical, non-surgical and surgical treatment options.

Spine surgeons at Levine Children’s Hospital have extensive experience in diagnosing and treating a wide range of pediatric spinal disorders, including cervical, thoracic and lumbar disk herniations, spinal cord compression, spine instability, trauma, tumors, and infections. Other conditions treated at Levine Children’s Hospital include:

  • Kyphosis - abnormal rounding of the spine
  • Lumbago - low back pain
  • Scoliosis - a condition that causes the spine to curve from side to side
  • Spinal stenosis - a narrowing of the backbone, where the spinal cord is located
  • Spina bifida - a birth defect that involves the incomplete development of the spinal cord or its coverings
  • Spondylolysis - a defect of a narrow piece of bone in the vertebra