Scoliosis

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has a leaflet on Scoliosis (Curvature of the Spine).

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Scoliosis Association (UK)

An independent support group for scoliosis in the UK. Aims to provide information about scoliosis, eliminate fear and stigma, and offer contacts for shared experiences.

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Scoliosis

Information from Contact a Family.

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Scoliosis Support

This site is centred on forums for support and information to be shared among people with scoliosis, and the parents of children with scoliosis.They also have galleries for people to share pictures of their x-rays, and a slowly growing glossary of relevant medical terms.

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Strongbones Children's Charitable Trust

Their objectives are to help alleviate the pain and suffering of children with Scoliosis, Brittle Bone Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis.

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Support4scoliosis.co.uk

A website providing help and support for persons, their friends and family a chance to share their experiences and share these with others for friendship and support as well as making new friends.

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Scoliosis

Factsheet from Great Ormond Street Children's hospital.

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Scoliosis

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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[url=http://hcd2.bupa.co.uk/fact_sheets/html/scoliosis.html]Scoliosis in children [/url]

Information from BUPA.


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Author:
Dr Tim Kenny
Document ID:
8269 (v4)
Last Checked:
18 November 2011

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