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  • Scoliosis Factsheet (for Schools) for Parents


    What teachers should know about scoliosis, and how to help students with the condition.

  • Scoliosis for Teens


    Scoliosis makes a person’s spine curve from side to side. Large curves can cause health problems like pain or breathing trouble. Health care providers treat scoliosis with back braces or surgery when needed.

  • Idiopathic Scoliosis for Parents


    Kids of any age can have idiopathic scoliosis, but it's usually found when a child begins going through puberty. Find out more about the signs of and treatment for idiopathic scoliosis.

  • Scoliosis for Parents


    Scoliosis makes a person’s spine curve from side to side. Large curves can cause health problems like pain or breathing trouble. Health care providers treat scoliosis with back braces or surgery when needed.

  • Scoliosis: Bracing for Parents


    Some kids with scoliosis wear a brace to help stop their curve from getting worse as they grow. Find out more about the different types of scoliosis braces.

  • Scoliosis: Bracing for Teens


    Some teens with scoliosis wear a brace to help stop their curve from getting worse as they grow. Find out more about how scoliosis braces work and how long people wear them in this article for teens.

  • Word! Scoliosis for Kids


    Scoliosis is an abnormal curve of the spine, also known as the backbone.

  • X-Ray Exam: Scoliosis for Parents


    Kids with scoliosis have a spine that curves, like an S or a C. If scoliosis is suspected, a doctor may order X-rays to measure the curvature of the spine.

  • Spinal Fusion Surgery for Parents


    A spinal fusion is a surgical procedure that's done to stabilize or straighten the bones in the back. It can help kids and teens with scoliosis.

  • Spinal Fusion Surgery for Teens


    A spinal fusion is a surgical procedure that's done to stabilize or straighten the bones in the back. It can help some teens with scoliosis.