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Mehta Casting for Infant Onset of Scoliosis

Children's Mercy is an American College of Surgeons Verified Center

Mehta Casting is a type of body casting used to help straighten the spines of pediatric patients suffering with spinal deformities. Our surgical team specializes is this advanced procedure, which uses special garments and padding to help patients heal safely and comfortably.

How the procedure works


Our team uses an X-Static garment to create a comfortable layer between the patient's skin and the cast molding. Once the casting is placed with plastic, MRI-compatible staples that allow for regular monitoring of the patient's progress.