Resource Guide for Scoliosis

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.