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events Event Monday, September 16, 2019 Wednesday, October 23, 2019 6:30 PM - Wednesday, October 23, 2019 8:30 PM Location Shriners Hospitals for Children — Honolulu
1310 Punahou Street Honolulu HI 96825

Scoliosis Info Night For Teens

Scoliosis Info Night For Teens

Come and hear about what scoliosis is, and what it is not. Also learn what helps scoliosis if you have it and what does not. Presentations by Shriners Hospitals for Children — Honolulu spine surgeons, brace makers, physical therapists and nurse practitioners will be included. We promote an evidence-based, authoritative and U.S. standard of care spine practice. Most importantly, hear from actual scoliosis patients and their parents. Presentations will be followed by an open forum where no question will go unanswered by the Honolulu Shriners Hospital spine team!

Presentations include:

  • Scoliosis, in Plain LanguageVena Joco, APRN, nurse practitioner
  • Physical Therapy and Scoliosis Specific Exercises – Michele Chee, D.P.T., physical therapist
  • Braces in the Treatment of Scoliosis: The Basics – Ken Mandler, CO, spinal orthotist
  • Spine Surgery for Scoliosis: What are the Real Risks??Paul Moroz, M.D., spine surgeon
  • The patient and parent’s perspective on scoliosis
  • Questions from the audience and real answers

RSVP by email

Free parking and refreshments will be available.