Our Mission

Setting Scoliosis Straight is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization devoted to empowering families impacted by scoliosis through education, connection, and research. Our mission is to support discoveries and advance techniques in the treatment of scoliosis in children and adolescents worldwide.

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Your financial support will influence the future for untold numbers of children. A one-time gift or a multi-year pledge will make a substantial difference in ongoing and future research endeavors.

Invest in children. Research is the path to a healthier future.

In the News

Don’t miss out on exciting news and events from Setting Scoliosis Straight! Be sure to check the website for updates regarding ongoing research studies, new patient stories, and local events going on in your community.

Patient Story: Adriana L

I was diagnosed when I was 5 years old at my yearly check up with my pediatrician. My doctor told me to go visit a specialist so that they can…

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SSSF Staff Spotlight: Daniel Ludwick

I was born and raised in San Marcos, CA until moving to Santa Barbara for college. After graduating from UCSB, I moved back down to Oceanside, CA where I currently…

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Surgeon Spotlight: Harry Shufflebarger, MD

Dr. Shufflebarger enjoys fishing with his wife very much and they like to go as often as possible. One of their favorite pastimes is to go blue water fishing and…

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Surgeon Spotlight: Patrick Cahill, MD

Dr. Cahill’s practice is centered around treating disorders of the spine including adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, Scheuermann’s kyphosis, infantile scoliosis, neuromuscular scoliosis, complex congenital anomalies of the spine, spondylolisthesis, fractures of…

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Upcoming Events

Why Support Setting Scoliosis Straight?

We are working hard to support the scoliosis community. Hear from our SSS President, Orthopedic Surgeons, Executive Director, Patients and Parent as they talk about their experience with Scoliosis Scoliosis Straight.