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  1. Adolescent and Teen Patients (under 18) Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. Waiting & Watching

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      Adolescents who have been diagnosed but not yet treated

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      • Threads: 370
      • Posts: 3,275
    2. Adolescents who are wearing a brace, or may be getting one

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      • Threads: 604
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    3. Surgery

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      Adolescents who have had, or may need surgery

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      • Threads: 1,370
      • Posts: 13,647
    4. Tips about clothing choices for adolescents with scoliosis

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      • Threads: 48
      • Posts: 337
    5. Other

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      Adolescents trying something different, or with other things on their mind

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      • Threads: 258
      • Posts: 1,857
  2. Adult Patients (18+) Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. Non-Surgical

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      Traditional and alternative treatments not involving surgery

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    2. Surgical (First-time)

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      First-time surgery patients

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      • Threads: 5,233
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    3. Surgical (Revision)

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      Patients who have already had surgery and may require it again

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      • Threads: 1,319
      • Posts: 14,620
  3. Parents & Family Members Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. Idiopathic Scoliosis

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      Curvatures without a known cause

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      • Threads: 1,123
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    2. Congenital, neuromuscular, joint diseases and other known causes

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      • Threads: 318
      • Posts: 2,461
  4. Healthcare Professionals Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. Early Detection

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      School screening and other early detection programs

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      • Threads: 15
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    2. Other treatments not requiring surgery

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      • Threads: 148
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    3. Surgical Treatments

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      Treatment methods that require a patient to undergo surgery

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      • Threads: 96
      • Posts: 694
  5. Miscellaneous Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. Feedback on your experiences with physicians or hospitals

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    2. All matters relating to insurance issues

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      • Threads: 51
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    3. Research

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      Further efforts in the field of scoliosis research

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      • Threads: 380
      • Posts: 6,693
    4. Methods for diagnosing scoliosis

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      • Threads: 52
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