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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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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Curvy Girls support group helps girls with scoliosis to not feel alone

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What life is like wearing a scoliosis brace

June 21, 2017 By Tori Famularo Kidsday Reporter Imagine feeling restricted, all day and all night, and not being able bend down. That is what wearing a scoliosis brace feels ...
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