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events Event Thursday, March 25, 2021 Wednesday, June 9, 2021 5:30 PM - Wednesday, June 9, 2021 7:00 PM Location Shriners Hospitals for Children -- Honolulu and online via Microsoft Teams
1310 Punahou St. Honolulu HI 96826

Phone: 808-941-4466

A (live if possible, virtual always) scoliosis information night for teens and parents

Everything you always wanted to know about scoliosis but were afraid to ask!

What helps scoliosis if you have it? What can make it worse? Learn what scoliosis is, and what it is not, at this workshop presented by the team at the Honolulu Shriners Hospital. Spine surgeons, brace makers, physical therapists and nurse practitioners will address common issues related to scoliosis and evidence-based, standardized spine care treatment options. Scoliosis patients and their parents will also share their personal experiences with this condition, and the care they received at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Honolulu. Presentations will be followed by an open Q&A forum with the Shriners Hospitals spine team!

Presentations include:

  • Scoliosis, in Plain Language – Vena Joco, APRN, Nurse Practitioner
  • Spine Surgery for Scoliosis: What are the Real Risks?? – Paul Moroz, M.D., Spine Surgeon
  • Braces in the Treatment of Scoliosis: The Basics – Tammi Asato, CO, Orthotist
  • The Patient's and Parent’s Perspective on Scoliosis
  • Physical Therapy & Scoliosis Specific Exercises – Michele Chee, D.P.T., Physical Therapist
  • The Patient's and Parent’s Perspective on Scoliosis
  • Nutrition for Bone Health – Miki Wong, MACO, RDN
  • Questions from the audience, plus real-time answers

RSVP by email. A link will be emailed upon registration.