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 spinal deformities 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.

Philadelphia Tether for Scoliosis

HSG Surgeon Dr. Amer Samdani of Shriner’s Hospital – Philadelphia, discusses VBT (tethering) to treat scoliosis “The ability to utilize a child’s growth to correct the curve in their back…

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Tanya Krueger

Watch this inspirational video from Tanya Krueger and learn how she didn’t let scoliosis take over her life! Thank you Tanya for sharing your incredible journey with the Setting Scoliosis…

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Sophia Perez

My name is Sophia Perez and I had spinal fusion surgery on June 13, 2018. I’d like to say my life changed that day. I was diagnosed when I went…

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Ella Glassman

My name is Ella Glassman.  I am a 13 year old girl from Davie, Florida. I am a friend, a daughter, a sister and a Girl Scout. I have many…

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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.