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# spinal-curve - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Children with scoliosis on waiting lists more than 4 months given option to go abroad for surgery
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# Spinal Curve

Children with scoliosis on waiting lists more than 4 months given option to go abroad for surgery

Sep 27th 2017, 1:54 PM 9,580 Views 28 Comments

A new theatre at Crumlin Hospital which deals with surgeries is only open three days a week.

# spinal-curve - Sunday 21 May, 2017

'Being able to talk to other parents has helped ease the worry'
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# Straight2swimming

'Being able to talk to other parents has helped ease the worry'

May 21st 2017, 11:00 AM 15,227 Views 0 Comments

A free swimming programme is helping children with scoliosis build strength and confidence.

# spinal-curve - Monday 17 April, 2017

'He’s very brave, he was in surgery for 10 hours': Tommy Long finally gets scoliosis operation
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# Spinal Curve

'He’s very brave, he was in surgery for 10 hours': Tommy Long finally gets scoliosis operation

Apr 17th 2017, 6:10 AM 16,881 Views 12 Comments

Tommy’s mother Michelle said he looks “unrecognisable” since the surgery.

# spinal-curve - Sunday 13 November, 2016

'This is a huge scandal': Children with scoliosis deteriorating as waiting lists worsen
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# Spinal Curve

'This is a huge scandal': Children with scoliosis deteriorating as waiting lists worsen

Nov 13th 2016, 9:30 PM 17,736 Views 45 Comments

The Scoliosis Advocacy Network wants an independent inquiry into the situation, as some children wait for over two years for appointments.

# spinal-curve - Saturday 17 September, 2016

'They spend their childhoods on waiting lists': The painful reality for children with scoliosis
# The Long Wait
# The Long Wait

'They spend their childhoods on waiting lists': The painful reality for children with scoliosis

Sep 17th 2016, 7:30 AM 12,056 Views 30 Comments

Two mothers talk to us about their fight to get treatment for their sons.