Pediatric Orthopaedics SCOLIOSIS INFORMATION RESOURCES Other Sources of Scoliosis Information

Other Sources of Scoliosis Information
National Scoliosis
5 Cabot Place
Stoughton, MA 02072
Call 781.341.6333 or
Scoliosis Research Society
6300 N. River Road Suite 727
Rosemont, IL 60018-4226
Call 847.823.7186
The Scoliosis Assn., Inc
P.O. Box 811705
Boca Raton, FL 33481-1705
Call 561.994.4435
American Academy of
Orthopaedic Surgeons
6300 N. River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018-4262
Call 847.823.7186 or
International Federation of
Spine Associations
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
The Scoliosis Association
British Scoliosis Research
A personal web site with good
links about adult scoliosis:
A personal web site focusing
parent information relating to
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research (1.888.992.9425):
Pediatric Orthopaedics
Yale New Haven Children's Hospital
We have gathered the following website links for families impacted by
scoliosis for both educational and support purposes. Remember, every
scoliosis patient is unique, so it is important to discuss all concerns
directly with your medical provider.
Yale New Haven Children's Hospital
Visit our site to learn more about scoliosis and other
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
Society of orthopaedic surgeons devoted to the care of
children and adolescents.
Scoliosis Research Society
Society of spinal surgeons specializing in scoliosis
with member names available by state and country.
Idiopathetic Scoliosis
Includes many articles and information appropriate
for children affected by scoliosis.
Spine Kids
An online community dedicated to children and
parents dealing with scoliosis.
Copyright © 2008, Yale-New Haven Hospital. All rights reserved.
Spine Health
Includes in-depth coverage for many issues that
patients ask about. Frequently updated; clear
animations of spine anatomy, conditions and procedures.
WebMD develops strong relationships with
leading healthcare information providers to
deliver the most comprehensive, credible,
reliable, and relevant medical information.
Spine Universe
Spine Universe came into being with the initial
support and investment of spine specialists and
medical companies around the country.
Spine Doctor
Monitored by a group of “patient oriented” spinal surgeons
across the country, this site offers many studies about
spine surgery, pain management and includes a doctor’s
Q&A forum.
Quack Watch
Covers all kinds of health fraud and
“quackery” with personal stories and studies.
Johns Hopkins Hospital
This genetic study at Johns Hopkins Hospital is trying to ferret out common
genes associated with Scoliosis. Get involved in this study if at least three
members of your family have scoliosis in order to help prevent this
deformity from being passed on to coming generations.
Prescription List
Detailed descriptions, usage directions, and side effects of prescription
drugs approved for the US market, searchable by drug name. Learn more
about the medications commonly prescribed to adult Scoliosis patients, for
example, NSAIDs, pain medications, muscle relaxants, and
Patient Travel
This nonprofit organization helps to arrange and
subsidize travel to medical facilities for treatment. It may
be useful for the scoliosis patient who needs to travel
long distances, particularly by air, to a specialized doctor
for treatment.
Americans with Disabilities Act 1990
Read the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act found
here so that you know rights as an adult scoliosis
patient to obtain special devices such as chairs or
accommodations such as rest breaks that can help
you at your workplace.
National Library of Medicine
This site has a searchable database with abstracts that
summarize studies written by spinal surgeons
specializing in scoliosis printed in the journal “Spine.”
The full articles can be ordered online for a fee, or can be
obtained at good medical libraries. Call ahead to see that
any particular medical library is open to the public.
National Scoliosis Foundation
This site provides information and links to
items such as: education, information,
forums, research and resources.
The Scoliosis Association, Inc.
This site provides a review of different types of
scoliosis types, non-surgical treatments, scoliosis
facts, spinal problems, and conferences. There is
also a list of support groups for Teens with scoliosis.
Scoliosis World
Private site with scoliosis links and polls.