Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) Criteria and Society of Scoliosis Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Treatment (SOSORT) 2008 Guidelines in Non-Operative Treatment of Idiopathic Scoliosis
Krzysztof Korbel, Mateusz Kozinoga, Łukasz Stoliński, Tomasz Kotwicki
(Department of Spinal Disorders, Clinic and Chair of Pediatric Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Poznań University of Medical Sciences, Poznań, Poland)
Pol Orthop Traumatol 2014; 79:118-122
According to the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS), idiopathic scoliosis (IS) is a curvature of more than 10° Cobb angle, affecting 2–3% of pediatric population. Idiopathic scoliosis accounts for 80% of all scoliosis cases.
Non-operative principles in the therapy of idiopathic scoliosis, including Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) criteria and guidelines proposed by the experts of the Society on Scoliosis Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Treatment (SOSORTS) were presented. The possibility to carry out quality of life assessments in a conservative procedure was also demonstrated.
Based on the natural history of idiopathic scoliosis, SRS criteria, SOSORT 2008 experts’ opinion and the knowledge of the possibilities of psychological assessment of conservative IS treatment, rules were proposed regarding nonsurgical IS therapy procedures, with special consideration...
Keywords: SRS, treatment, idiopathic scoliosis, SOSORT, conservative treatment