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How ISOP Started

Spotlight: The Greatest Gift – Experimental scoliosis procedure gives toddler new hope. Denver Rocky Mountain News Thursday, December 19, 2000 Read more



What is Halo Gravity Traction?

What is Halo Gravity Traction? Halo gravity traction is a procedure used to reduce the degree of curvature in the spines of children with severe idiopathic or congenital scoliosis. Spinal […]



Alyssa’s Story

When Alyssa was around a year old, my husband and I started noticing that her shoulders were a bit uneven, shoulder blade and rib cage protruded and her torso was […]



Antonio’s Story

Antonio was born on December 6,1998. As soon as he was born, he didn’t look quite right so the doctors were rushed in and he was put in the NICU. […]



Erin’s Story

Erin was born on February 2, 2002. It would have been her Maternal Great Grandmother’s 95th birthday, and Erin was the first girl on the paternal side of the family […]



Josefina’s Story

In January 2011, our daughter Josefina of 6 months old was diagnosed with severe progressive infantile scoliosis. We live in Montevideo, Uruguay; a country of 3 million people, where cases […]



Starla’s Story

In June of 2012, I noticed Starla’s back was forming oddly.  I didn’t know at the time that was a rib hump.  She was nearly 6 months old then.  Many […]



Devyn’s Story

Devyn was born October 3rd, 2005. The pregnancy and delivery were anything but normal. I had a sub-chorionic bleed until my 5th month of pregnancy that almost caused me to […]



Lily’s Story

Lily was born April 12 2004.  She was diagnosed with plageocephaly at approximately 8 months of age.  She was placed in a corrective helmet by the orthopedic physician, which was […]



Siobhan’s Story

Siobhan was born June 9th 1999 in Vancouver, Canada, 4 days late. Her birth was normal. We noticed at about 4-6 months old that she didn’t bear weight and, when […]



Kylie’s Story

Kylie Anne Lether was born August 8, 1997 in Salt Lake City, Utah.  She weighed 6lbs. 10oz. and was 21 ½ inches long.  She was born with Infantile Idiopathic Scoliosis […]



Hadley’s Story

Hadley was born in May 2007.  She was born perfectly healthy. Around the age of 5 months, I (mom) saw that one side of Hadley’s ribs were bulging out. I […]



Ryan’s Story

After 5 years of trying to have a baby, God blessed us with twin boys.  My pregnancy was full of uneasy feelings and lots of “what ifs”.  There were many […]



Bridget’s Story

Our daughter Bridget was born on the 22.2.01. She is the fourth child in our family and her two brothers and one sister were over the moon at having a […]



What is Mehta casting?

Mehta’s Growth Guidance Casting (MGGC) is a validated, non-surgical, potentially curative treatment for progressive infantile scoliosis (PIS). PIS in infancy is considered the only potentially life threatening condition in the world […]



Savannah’s Story

January 3, 2014 – Savanna is a super sweet, super cute 18.5 month old little girl.  She will be 19 months when she gets her first cast.  Why does she […]



Grace’s Story

On April 19, 2006 my husband and I went in for our routine 20 week ultrasound.  Long story short and many tears later, we were told our daughter would be […]



Charlee’s Story

Our daughter, Charlee, was a healthy, happy baby. She met all her milestones and was very smart for her age. Everyone who has ever met Charlee loves her funny, happy […]



The Early Treatment Method

“The casting method uses the explosive growth experienced by infants and toddlers to gently and permanently guide the spine back into its correct position,” Dr. Min Mehta said.  “The earlier […]



A Message from Dr. Min Mehta

The study “Growth as a corrective force in the Early Treatment of progressive infantile scoliosis,” JBJS 2005 has contributed to furthering the aim of reversing progressive scoliosis in infancy by […]



Where ISOP got its start

Mother’s Determination Turns The Tide in Toddler’s Scoliosis Fight Follow the long journey of ISOP founding Mom, Heather, and daughter, Olivia, as they sought to find answers where there were […]



Sofía Egües – en Español

La pequeña Sofía Egües de 3 años sufre de escoliosis infantil progresiva. En noviembre del 2012, a pesar de haber recibido tratamiento con un corsé durante sus primeros años de […]



Sofía Egües – In English

Por favor lea aquí para obtener información que puede salvar la vida de su niño. (Please read here to get info that could save your child’s life) Little Sofia takes […]



Cameron & Dylan’s Story

My story is about two of the sweetest little boys you’ll ever meet.  Cameron (8yrs.) and Dylan (5yrs.)  The two brothers have many things in common, such as huge smiles […]



Cole’s Story

Cole was born on January 3rd, 2008, 1 hour before his due date, after an uncomplicated pregnancy and delivery.  He received 10’s on his APGAR.  The only funny thing about […]



Aly’s Story

Alexandra (Aly) was born in May 2010 by c-section after a normal pregnancy. She was big, healthy and beautiful! Around 10 months old, while bathing her, her dad and I […]



Avery’s Story

Avery was born on October 8th 2009, weighing 3lbs 2oz. She and her twin sister Addison were 10 weeks early. Avery was my eager one and is the one that […]



Camden’s Story

When we walk by a stranger in the grocery store or in public, Camden will be the first to try to talk to a stranger or someone will lay their […]



Breann’s Story

Breann was born in 1997. She was approximately five weeks premature and weighed 2420 g length 49 cm, head  Her Apgar scores were 8.  She was noted to cry spontaneously […]



Hunter’s Story

Everyone thinks that their baby is beautiful and perfect from the first time they gaze into their eyes, and we were no exception. Hunter was born on September 7, 2012, […]



Sophia’s Story

Sophia Update  September 28, 2010 Sophia’s spine continues to grow straight and de- rotated. We monitor with X-rays annually, unless we see something that would give us cause for concern […]



Jackson’s Story

Everyone who meets my son, Jackson, immediately thinks he is quite the charmer! I sincerely believe that is partially due to his innate personality, and partially due to the resilience […]



Andrew’s Story

Fight for your babies, mamas and daddies… Andrew’s life started with a full term pregnancy and a healthy baby born to a couple just about to celebrate 3 years of […]



Brayden’s Story

We were so excited when we found out we were pregnant with our first child! On Tuesday, October 5th, 2010, Brayden Richard was born via c-section at 11:33 am. He […]



Karleigh’s Cause – Depew, NY

October, 2013 – Karleigh’s Cause – A Community Success! When their beautiful 15 month old daughter, Karleigh, was diagnosed with progressive infantile scoliosis (PIS), Kim Westmiller and her husband had no idea […]



Olive’s Story

Our daughter, Olive, was born on September 22, 2010 at 3:46pm. She was full term with no complications, aside from the umbilical cord being around her neck right as she […]



Jake’s Story

Jake was diagnosed with infantile scoliosis at 3 ½ months old when an x-ray was taken to rule out pneumonia. My maternal instincts, however, told me something was not quite […]



Cole’s Story

Cole was born at 36 weeks gestation as a healthy and happy 4.5 lb. baby on March 9, 2005.  He has a fraternal twin brother named Jack who does not […]



Brooke’s Story

Brooke was born on July 7th, 2001.  At 4 months old , intuition told me something was not quite right. At 6 months old, I noticed that her back was […]



Olivia’s Story

Olivia’s Story After two years of extensive research, I was finally able to locate the only person on the planet willing and able to help my child. Unfortunately, he lives […]



Madison’s Story

Madison was born full term by cesarean section on August 26, 2003. At birth, her pediatrician noticed a click in her left hip. An orthopedist was called in, and she […]



Rylie’s Story

Rylie was born January 29, 2006, full term by cesarean section.  She was a healthy 5lb 14oz little girl.  Three weeks after Rylie was born my mother brought to my […]



Dylan’s Story

Dylan was born in October of 2006.  He was born 3 months premature for unknown reasons.  I had no complications during the pregnancy, but started dilating and having contractions at […]



Evan’s Story

Evan was born August 7, 2005, four weeks early, but overall, a wonderfully healthy baby boy. As a mother, I thought that my baby boy was just perfect! I did, however, […]



Evan’s Story

Our son Evan was born on March 20, 2006.    We could not believe how beautiful he was, and there was no missing his gorgeous eyes.   We really weren’t aware that […]



Finn’s Story

“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indominant will.” Mohandas K. Gandhi (1869-1948) My son Finn is the very essence of the word strength. He is […]



Makenna’s Story

Makenna was born on March 27th, 2007 weighing 5 lbs, 3 oz. Although this perfect, beautiful, baby girl was born four weeks early, she passed the newborn tests with flying […]



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