Helpful Resources

General Information

Effectiveness of Rigo Cheneau Brace vs. Boston Brace (Published study in the Scoliosis Journal)

 

John Hopkins: 5 Facts about Scoliosis Every Patient Should Know

IRS Information on Significant Healthcare Expenditures

Patient Advocacy Services Link 2

Joint Hyper Mobility
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK1279/
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3365276/
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3304918/

Nutrition
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4040378/

Patient Stories

Scoliosis Family Adventures

Scoliosis Family Adventures is a great blog about one families journey through scoliosis with multiple kids and outcomes.

Mayaland

Mayaland is a blog that shows how the support of the family and compliance of the patient can change the course of treatment.

 

Radiation
Life Extension: Dangers of radiation due to traditional x-rays
World Health Organization: Communicating radiation risks in paediatric imaging

Research on Potential Cause of Scoliosis
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/02/150202212114.htm
http://www.tsrhc.org/news/index.php/researchers-from-tsrhc-find-clues-relating-scoliosis-to-gender/

Research from HSS on eliminating Spinal Fusion
https://player.vimeo.com/video/100146365?autoplay=1

Scoliosis and Disability
https://ryortho.com/2016/03/study-as-disability-scoliosis-ranks-very-high-using-art-to-hone-doctors-observational-skills-and-more/
http://scoliosisjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13013-015-0048-5
http://scoliosisjournal.com/
http://sosort.org/
http://www.shiftscoliosis.org/
http://www.spine-health.com/video/degenerative-spondylolisthesis-video
http://video.foxnews.com/v/4819975091001/could-you-develop-adult-scoliosis/?#sp=show-clips

Schroth Physical Therapy

Hope for an S-Shaped Back

Book and information on Schroth exercises

Surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3516455/

Treatment Protocols
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3292965/table/T6/
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3292965/