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Scoliosis (cont.)

Support Groups and Counseling

You may find more information on the Internet or by contacting the following organizations:

National Scoliosis Foundation
5 Cabot Place
Stoughton, MA 02072
(781) 341-6333
Fax: (781) 341-8333

This nonprofit voluntary organization provides pamphlets, a newsletter, and other informational material on childhood and adult scoliosis. The foundation also provides support-group information and lists of doctors in each state who specialize in scoliosis.

The Scoliosis Research Society
6300 North River Road, Suite 727
Rosemont, IL 60018-4226
(847) 698-1627
Fax: (847) 823-0536

The society is a professional organization for orthopedic surgeons interested in scoliosis. It provides pamphlets about the diagnosis and treatment of scoliosis. Price information for ordering pamphlets is available from the society. The society also can provide referrals to physicians.

American Physical Therapy Association
1111 North Fairfax St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
(800) 999-2782

To obtain a copy of the American Physical Therapy Association's brochure about scoliosis, you may send a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

Medically reviewed by Aimee V. HachigianGould, MD; American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


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