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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Address:
9400 West Higgins Road
Rosemont, IL 60018
Phone:
1-847-823-7186
Internet Address:
http://orthoinfo.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.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

Address:
1 AMS Circle
Bethesda, MD 20892-3675
Phone:
301-495-4484
1-877-226-4267
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.

Scoliosis Research Society

Address:
555 East. Wells Street
Suite 1100
Milwaukee, WI 53202-3823
Phone:
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.
Last reviewed August 2017 by EBSCO Medical Review BoardMichael Woods, MD, FAAP
Last Updated: 8/4/2015

 

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