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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: 369
      • Posts: 3,232
    2. Bracing

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      Adolescents who are wearing a brace, or may be getting one

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      • Threads: 604
      • Posts: 4,923
    3. Surgery

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      Adolescents who have had, or may need surgery

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      • Threads: 1,369
      • Posts: 13,641
    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: 1,845
  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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      • Threads: 1,136
      • Posts: 14,279
    2. Surgical (First-time)

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      First-time surgery patients

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      • Threads: 5,298
      • Posts: 62,132
    3. Surgical (Revision)

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      Patients who have already had surgery and may require it again

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      • Threads: 1,346
      • Posts: 15,148
  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: 1,164
      • Posts: 17,506
    2. Congenital, neuromuscular, joint diseases and other known causes

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      • Threads: 321
      • Posts: 2,551
  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
      • Posts: 377
    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: 97
      • Posts: 702
  5. Miscellaneous Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. Feedback on your experiences with physicians or hospitals

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      • Threads: 405
      • Posts: 1,869

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    2. Insurance

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      All matters relating to insurance issues

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      • Threads: 52
      • Posts: 471

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    3. Research

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      Further efforts in the field of scoliosis research

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      • Threads: 437
      • Posts: 6,760
    4. Methods for diagnosing scoliosis

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      • Threads: 35
      • Posts: 268

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