by Carson-DeWitt R

Resource Guide for Scoliosis

RESOURCES

Address: 6300 N. River Road Rosemont, IL 60018-4262

Phone: 1-847-823-7186

Internet Address: http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/

Description of services provided: This site has a number of fact sheets about orthopedic conditions and treatments. Many educational materials, ranging from abstracts to full text journal articles, are available. You can get information on meetings, conferences, and research initiatives. You can go online here to find an orthopedic surgeon near you.

RESOURCES

Address: 1 AMS Circle Bethesda, MD 20892-3675

Phone: 1-301-495-4484

Internet Address: http://www.niams.nih.gov

Description of services provided: This website offers detailed information about scoliosis, as well as information about a variety of arthritis and rheumatic diseases and skin and muscle disorders. Also included are news releases, recent research findings, information on research initiatives, and studies that are accepting patients.

RESOURCES

Address: 555 E. Wells St., Suite 1100 Milwaukee, WI 53202-3823

Phone: 1-414-289-9107

Internet Address: http://www.srs.org

Description of services provided: This site contains educational material with excellent graphics, pictures, and x-ray examples to explain how scoliosis affects the spine. Information on research on scoliosis, newsletters, conference information, and a search engine to locate an orthopedic surgeon in your community are available here.

Revision Information

  • Reviewer: Brian Randall
  • Review Date: 09/2012
  • Update Date: 09/12/2012

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