Spinal Program Resources

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Contact the Spinal Program

  • 617-355-6021
  • International: +1-617-355-5209
  • Locations

   •    School Nurse's Guide to Scoliosis (interactive pdf 5mb)
        This scoliosis e-book for school nurses and other caregivers details what
        to look for, how it's treated--and what it's like to live with scoliosis.
   •    Patient and Family Guide to Scoliosis (interactive pdf 5mb)
        This e-book for patients and families shares information about the
        diagnosis and management of scoliosis, and offers advice about how to
        live with the condition.
   •    How to put on a Boston Brace (video, 2 minutes)
        Boston Children’s Hospital Orthopedic Center physician demonstrates how
        to help a patient with scoliosis correctly put on a Boston Brace.
   •    Embrace the Brace Digital Slideshow
        Patients and providers offer advice to help others with scoliosis thrive while wearing a brace.

Publications and Research

   •    Ongoing research into spinal disorders.

Your Visit

Planning a visit to the Orthopedic Center? Check out our Your Orthopedic Visit page for helpful information on what you can expect.

External resources

   •    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
   •    Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA)
   •    Scoliosis Research Society
   •    Curvy Girls—a peer-led support group for teens with scoliosis

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- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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