Resource Guide for Scoliosis
Address: 6300 N. River Road Rosemont, IL 60018-4262
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.
Address: 1 AMS Circle Bethesda, MD 20892-3675
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.
Address: 555 E. Wells St., Suite 1100 Milwaukee, WI 53202-3823
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.
- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 12/2014 -
- Update Date: 12/20/2014 -
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