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Power Over Scoliosis - 2022 Japan & Singapore Webinar

Webinar recorded on Aug 19, 2022

This patient education webinar was created to discuss scoliosis and answer patients’ and their family’s questions.

Topics Include:

  • Scoliosis 101 – Presented by Steven Hwang, MD

  • Braist-Calc Website: Presented by Lori Dolan, PhD

  • Diagnosed and treatment of AIS: Presented by Jun Takahashi, MD

  • Patient Story: Presented by Saori Mori

  • Scoliosis and Radiation: Presented by Lau Leok Lim, MD

  • Patient Story: Presented by Elizabeth Gostelow

 

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Power Over Scoliosis - 2022 Patients 2 Patients Webinar

Webinar recorded on Jun 30, 2022

This webinar provides the opportunity for patients to communicate with other patients that have already been through various scoliosis treatments.

Topics Include:

  • Scoliosis 101 – Presented by Joshua Pahys, MD

  • How to be successful with wearing your brace and how to feel comfortable/fashionable!: Presented by Lillian Reynolds

  • Spinal Fusion Patient – Pre/Post-surgery: What to expect before surgery & how to prepare yourself for life after surgery: Presented by Amar Hammad

  • Spinal Fusion Patient – Dealing with self-image: Presented by Skyler Reid

  • Vertebral Body Tethering (VBT) – What’s it like to have VBT & how I made the decision to proceed with this new procedure: Presented by Keegan Connor

 

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Power Over Scoliosis - 2022 Eastern European Webinar

Webinar recorded on Apr 27, 2022

This patient education webinar was created to discuss scoliosis and answer patients’ and their family’s questions.

Topics Include:

  • Scoliosis 101 – Presented by Suken Shah, MD

  • Patient Story – Miray Yüzer

  • Growth Modulation and Vertebral Body Tethering – Presented by Caglar Yilgor, MD

  • Selective Thoracic Fusion – Presented by Marco Brayda-Bruno, MD

  • Treating Spinal Deformity in Eastern Europe – Presented by Vasil Yablanski, MD

  • Patient Story – Ioanna Angelova

 

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Power Over Scoliosis - 2022 India Webinar

Webinar recorded on Feb 18, 2022

This patient education webinar was created to discuss scoliosis and answer patients’ and their family’s questions.

Topics Include:

  • Scoliosis 101 – Presented by Suken Shah, MD

  • Patient Story – Sneha Swaminathan with her father Dr. Krishnan Swaminathan

  • Scoliosis Surgery – What has made it safe now – Presented by Prof. S Rajasekaran, PhD

  • Scoliosis: Problem of delayed diagnosis and non-operative treatment challenges in India – Presented by Abhay Nene, MBBS, MS

  • Post-op and follow up care following scoliosis surgery in India – Presented by Saumyajit Basu, MS(Orth), DNM(Orth), FRCSEd

  • CureSMA Foundation – Moumita Ghosh

 

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Power Over Scoliosis - 2021 Vertebral Body Tethering Webinar

Webinar recorded on Dec 1, 2021

This patient education webinar was created to discuss scoliosis and answer patient’s and their family’s questions.

Topics Include:


  • Introduction to SSS – Presented by Suken Shah, MD

  • What’s new in Vertebral Body Tethering research? – Presented by Noelle Larson, MD

  • Spinal Fusion vs Vertebral Body Tethering Surgery – Presented by Firoz Miyanji, MD

  • Unanswered clinical questions about vertebral body tethering – Presented by Joshua Pahys, MD

  • Patient Story – Vertebral Body Tethering Patient – Kaitlyn Boyle

  • Patient Story – Vertebral Body Tethering Patient – Katie Fitzpatrick

 

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Power Over Scoliosis - 2021 Asia & Australia Webinar

Webinar recorded on Oct 23, 2021

This patient education webinar was created to discuss scoliosis and answer patient’s and their family’s questions.

Topics Include:


  • Introduction to SSS – Presented by Thomas Errico, MD

  • Genetics and Scoliosis – Presented by Baron Lonner, MD

  • Non-Operative Scoliosis Treatments – Where are they indicated and how successful are they? – Presented by Kenneth Cheung , MD

  • Patient Story – Observation – Presented by Grace P. (2021 Olympic Gold Medalist)

  • What to Expect and Factors for deciding making with Fusion vs Non-Fusion Surgical Treatment – Presented by Aaron Buckland, MD

  • Patient Story – Spinal Fusion – Presented by Leah R. (2021 Miss Florida)

  • Patient Story – Vertebral Body Tethering – Presented by Josette C.

 

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Power Over Scoliosis - 2021 European Webinar

Webinar recorded on Sept 11, 2021

This patient education webinar was created to discuss scoliosis and answer patient’s and their family’s questions.

Topics Include:


  • Introduction to SSS – Presented by David Clements, MD

  • Patient Story – Halo Gravity Traction – Presented by Molly S.

  • Patient Story – Vertebral Body Tethering – Presented by Alice M.

  • Genetics and Scoliosis – Presented by Baron Lonner, MD

  • What to Expect and Factors for deciding making with Fusion vs Non-Fusion Surgical Treatment – Presented by Ahmet Alanay, MD

  • Non-Operative Scoliosis Treatments – Where are they indicated and how successful are they? – Presented by Theo Grivas, MD

 

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Power Over Scoliosis - June 2021

Webinar recorded on June 10, 2021

This patient education webinar was created to discuss scoliosis and answer patient’s and their family’s questions.

Topics Include:


  • Introduction to Scoliosis – Presented by Baron Lonner, MD

  • Patient Story – Observation – Presented by Sofia M.

  • Patient Story – Vertebral Body Tethering – Presented by Alexis T.

  • Genetics and Scoliosis – Presented by Harry Shufflebarger, MD

  • What to Expect and Factors for deciding making with Fusion vs Non-Fusion Surgical Treatment – Presented by Firoz Miyanji, MD

  • Long Term Outcomes of Scoliosis and Pregnancy & Childbirth – Presented by Patrick Cahill, MD

 

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Ask The Experts Webinar

Webinar recorded on April 8, 2021

This patient education webinar was created to discuss scoliosis and answer patients and their family’s questions.

Topics Include:


  • Introduction to Scoliosis – Presented by Tom Errico, MD

  • What to Expect at Your First Doctors Visit – Presented by Tom Errico, MD

  • The Role of Genetics – Presented by David Clements, MD

  • Predicting Curve Progression – Presented by Baron Lonner, MD

  • Bracing & Casting – Presented by Amer Samdani, MD

  • Surgical Correction – Presented by Suken Shah, MD

  • Vertebral Body Tethering – Presented by Amer Samdani, MD

 

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COVID-19 & Scoliosis Webinar

Webinar recorded on June 18, 2020

This patient education webinar was created to discuss scoliosis and how to deal with it during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Topics Include:


  • Introduction to Scoliosis – Presented by Peter Newton, MD

  • Increased Pain & Stress Due to COVID-19 – Presented by Amer Samdani, MD

  • Risk of COVID-19 with Scoliosis Diagnosis & Evidence Regarding Risk Factors – Presented by David Clements, MD

  • Missing Medical Scoliosis Care Appointments Due to COVID-19 & Alternate Options – Presented by Baron Lonner, MD

  • Delays in Surgery Due to COVID-19 – Presented by Peter Newton, MD

  • Being Stationary – Is It Making My Scoliosis Worse? – Presented by Baron Lonner, MD

  • Vertebral Body Tethering – Presented by Amer Samdani, MD

 

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Patients 2 Patients Webinar

Webinar recorded on July 23, 2020

This webinar provides the opportunity for patients to communicate with other patients that have already been through various scoliosis treatments.

Topics Include:


  • What is Scoliosis? – Presented by Tom Errico, MD

  • Diagnosis: How Scared and Alone I Felt When I Found Out… No One Knows How I Feel – Presented by Emm

  • Bracing: How I Felt When I Was Told I Had to Wear Brace – Presented by Katie

  • Surgery: I Just Found Out I Need To Have Surgery – Presented by Charlee

  • Pre-Surgery: What To Expect & How To Prepare – Presented by Charlee

  • Post-Surgery: Tips and Tricks – Presented by Emm

  • Activities: School, Sports, Fance & More – Presented by Alyssa

  • Support: Mental Health & Appearance – Presented by Max

 

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Power Over Scoliosis Webinar

Webinar recorded on October 8, 2020

Power Over Scoliosis is a family-friendly educational program which brings together a diverse faculty of orthopedic experts and patient ambassadors to help your family successfully navigate your scoliosis journey.

Topics Include:


  • What is Scoliosis? – Presented by Peter Newton, MD

  • Non-Operative & Alternative Treatments – Presented by Michael Kelly, MD

  • Bracing – Presented by Noelle Larson, MD

  • Corrective Surgery – Presented by Suken Shah, MD

  • Vertebral Body Tethering – Presented by Amer Samdani, MD

  • Post-Surgery Outcome – Presented by Patrick Cahill, MD

 

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Patients 2 Patients Webinar

Webinar recorded on October 29, 2020

This webinar provides the opportunity for patients to communicate with other patients that have already been through various scoliosis treatments.

Topics Include:


  • What is Scoliosis? – Presented by Tom Errico, MD

  • Diagnosis: What Now? – Presented by Dr. Sophia Chrisomalis (Scoliosis Parent)

  • Bracing: How I Handle Bracing & Going to School – Presented by Rachel (Scoliosis Patient)

  • Surgery: Being Prepared – Presented by Amanda (Scoliosis Patient)

  • Post Surgery: What You Really Need to Know – Presented by Colleen (Scoliosis Parent)

  • Life After Surgery: What I Can and Cannot Do – Presented by Sam (Scoliosis Patient)

  • Support: How I Really Feel… Keeping My Feeling Inside – Presented by Lauren (Scoliosis Patient)

 

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