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9/10 Scoliosis SOS - UK Rehabilitation Centre for Scoliosis - The first centre in the world to offer rehabilitation treatment based on the Katharina Schroth method for English-speaking scoliotics. The intensive rehabilitation treatment programme is tailor-made for each patient and is designed to help people with scoliosis, kyphosis, lordosis and other related back problems. This is a proven method of alternative treatment that has been successfully used in Europe since 1921.
Alternative treatment
Updates: Regular

9/10 Pediatric Orthopedics - A detailed page by an American company who diagnose Scoliosis, it consists of a comprehensive description of the different types of bracing and surgery.
Conventional treatment
Updates: Regular

9/10 The Scoliosis Association UK - The site of the only independent support group of Scoliosis in the UK and aims to provide information and eliminate fear about Scoliosis and offers contacts for shared experiences with other Scoliotic patients. They also publish a biannual magazine called "Backbone", containing news, ideas, tips and information about all aspect of Scoliosis.
Conventional treatment
Updates: Occasional

9/10 Scoliosis: Can exercise and diet help? - A lovely personal website, one of the few on alternative therapies, that is an essential stopping place for anyone who is considering using exercise to help their Scoliosis. It covers topics on different forms of exercise, bone density, nutrition, posture and body alignment, the efficiency and safety of surgery and bracing, as well as a section on other alternative therapies.
Alternative treatment
Updates: Stopped

8/10 National Scoliosis Foundation - The site of a patient-led non-profit making American organization, dedicated to helping children, parents, adults, and health-care providers to understand the complexities of spinal deformities such as scoliosis. It includes sections on school screening, information and support, research articles and a forum.
Conventional treatment
Updates: Regular

7/10 The Scoliosis Association USA - The site of a non-profit making support organization in America and includes basic information on the different types of Scoliosis, an extensive list of articles and books available and an opportunity to discuss your personal Scoliosis situation with advisors. They also publish a quarterly newsletter called "Backtalk" written by medical professionals and patients, containing articles on treatments and management of Scoliosis, a question and answer column, a story about a patient's experiences with Scoliosis and a section to source pen pals and support groups.
Conventional treatment
Updates: Occasional

7/10 Scoliosis RX - A webpage put together by the Scoliosis Research Institute, America with some interesting write-ups on bracing and surgery.
Conventional treatment
Updates: Occasional

6/10 Musculoskeletal Imaging - The University of Washington School of Medicine site, containing a highly technical description and explanation of how the spine distorts in patients with Scoliosis and the different assessment methods used to diagnose and monitor adolescent curves in America.
Conventional treatment
Updates: Stopped

6/10 The Scoliosis Research Society - The site of a professional American organization of physicians, however there is a brief section on information for patients containing an in depth review of Scoliosis, glossary and index of SRS physicians.
Conventional treatment
Updates: Occasional

3/10 Southern Californian Orthopedic Institute - The site of an Orthopedic centre who offer spinal surgery and physiotherapy treatment for Scoliosis. There is some general information about Scoliosis, but the majority of it relates to the treatment programs offered.
Alternative and Conventional treatment
Updates: Occasional

1/10 The British Scoliosis Society - A site that is designed to encourage the research of Scoliosis by bringing together surgeons, doctors, scientists and healthcare professionals, however there is little information that is relevant to the patient.
Conventional treatment
Updates: Occasional

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