Ortho Info—American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

9400 West Higgins Road

Rosemont, IL 60018

1-847-823-7186

http://orthoinfo.org

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

1 AMS Circle

Bethesda, MD 20892-3675

301-495-4484

1-877-226-4267

http://www.niams.nih.gov

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

555 East. Wells Street

Suite 1100

Milwaukee, WI 53202-3823

414-289-9107

http://www.srs.org

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.

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