Our curated resources provide support to nurses, teachers, volunteers and other professionals. NSF also provides case management to patients in need of support.

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From industry newsletters to medical updates to youth fashion tips, the National Scoliosis Foundation curates a rich supply of helpful materials, links and mailing lists for all ages and walks of life.

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Educational Screening Information

Here at the National Scoliosis Foundation, we are striving to bring you the most up-to-date information on the policies your state has in place for Scoliosis Screeing in schools. Our Goal is to achieve a 100% screening rate for early detections.

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Founded by Patients, for Patients

The National Scoliosis Foundation (NSF) is a patient-led nonprofit organization dedicated since 1976 to helping children, parents, adults, and health-care providers to understand the complexities of spinal deformities such as scoliosis. Severe scoliosis impacts the quality of life, putting pressure on the heart, diminishing lung capacity, and limiting physical activity. Thankfully, through early detection and treatment advances, the worst effects of scoliosis may be prevented.We are involved in all aspects of scoliosis support, whether the issue is early detection through screening programs, treatment methods, pain management, or patient care. Our focus is on promoting public awareness, providing reliable information, fostering ongoing research in the field, and educating and nurturing the community of those affected by scoliosis.

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Our community of Parents, Patients, Experts, and other Concerned Individuals are invited to share and discuss information through our monitored forum.




Recent News

USPSTF’s Final Research Plan for AIS Screening

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) posted today a final research plan on Screening for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. The draft research plan for this topic was posted for public ...
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The National Scoliosis Foundation Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement to Raise Funds for the Early Detection & Prevention of Progressive Spinal Deformity

On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, The National Scoliosis Foundation is participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving. Last year, more than 30,000 organizations in 68 countries came ...
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USPSTF Public Comment Deadline is October 28, 2015

The US Preventive Services Task Force has published it's draft research plan on Screening for Adolescent Idiopathic (AIS). To comment on the USPSTF draft plan please ...
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The National Scoliosis Foundation lost a Board Member and dear friend fifteen years ago on 9/11. Our thoughts and prayers are forever with Herb Homer and his family, and all victims of that terrible day. ... See MoreSee Less

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Joe O'Brien, President and CEO of the National Scoliosis Foundation surprised Kaitlyn last night with this plaque honoring her for her hard work raising awareness for scoliosis as the Founder of Color the Curve as an NSF Angel Brigade member. #scoliosis # colorthecurve #scoliosisawarenessmonth

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