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.
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.
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.
Full time assistance
is available Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 4:30pm EST, offering
prompt personal responses via our toll-free number, 800-NSF-MYBACK
(800-673-6922). Questions may also be faxed to 781-341-8333 or e-mailed
to firstname.lastname@example.org. Our
mailing address is 5 Cabot Place, Stoughton, MA 02072.
provide comprehensive education and support for
patients and healthcare professionals through videos,
books, brochures, local chapters, conferences, and
postural screening training sessions.
more: The History of the NSF )
more: Board of Directors and Medical Advisors )