Over 30 children are being treated for Scoliosis in the community healthcare west area.
The figures were revealed at the latest regional health forum meeting.
A total of 8 children in Roscommon are currently being treated for curvature of the spine, 6 in Crumlin and 2 in Temple Street
7 children from Galway are being treated in Crumlin and 4 in Temple Street.
All patients diagnosed with scoliosis receive regular monitoring appointments until discharge