Idiopathic Scoliosis | Patient Resources

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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.

Scoliosis Publications and Research

•    Ongoing research into spinal disorders.

Your Visit to Boston Children's Hospital

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

Other scoliosis resources

•   American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
•   National Scoliosis Foundation
•   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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