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.

Support Our Research

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.

Katie Fitzpatrick

When I was 11, my school nurse gave me my annual checkup, in 6th grade they are also required to check for scoliosis.  A few days later I was called…

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Emm Arruda

Watch this interview video with Emm Arruda about her experience with scoliosis and how she powered through her spinal fusion surgery and became a successful professional model for many high…

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Courtney & Heidi Rone

Watch this interview video from Courtney and her mother Heidi talk about their experience with scoliosis and Power Over Scoliosis events. Thank you Courtney and Heidi for all you do…

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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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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.