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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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Join our diverse, online community of people affected by abnormal spinal curvatures. Our free-and-open public forum provides a venue for shared stories, complex conversations, and daily encouragement.

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Your generous financial support empowers and advocates for those living with abnormal spinal curvatures. The National Scoliosis Foundation — a 501(c)(3) nonprofit — is dedicated to minimizing the effects of scoliosis through early detection and treatment, public awareness, patient education and support, and research. Together, with your help, we can continue to make a difference.

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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.

 

 

 

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How Dr. Michael Vitale is changing treatment for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

Although surgical techniques continually improve over the years, conservative approaches are gaining steam. "In looking at how the field has evolved over the last decade or two, it's obvious that ...
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Congenital Scoliosis | Diagnosis and Treatment

How is congenital scoliosis diagnosed? Congenital scoliosis is usually diagnosed by doing an exam and taking a complete medical history. Your child’s clinician may also order x-rays or EOS imaging ...
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Miss South Carolina Runner-up credits Shriners for healing her

After surgery to correct her scoliosis, Sydney Sill wasn’t sure what she’d be able to do. Titanium rods fused her spine and doctors told her not to participate in any ...
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Closing out June is Scoliosis Awareness Month with a blast from the past! Screen Out Scoliosis Buttons and Governor's Proclamation in 1991 with Billy Costa, Lisa Howard & Kelly Ripa!
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