Disclaimer: The purpose of collecting these stories is for the use in SRS activities, i.e. website, film, brochures, posters, published literature materials, newsletters, philanthropy materials and other venues as appropriate. In addition, these stories could be used in SRS publications, in public service ads, or in patient advocacy activities. Not all stories submitted will be accepted and posted on the website or in other forms of media. SRS will not accept any patient stories that have already been copyrighted, told through the form of newspapers, magazines or with the assistance of hospital websites etc.
Please submit attached to your submission form the following:
Optional questions to consider when writing your story:
- How did you find out you had scoliosis?
- What was your treatment plan?
- How has the outcome of your treatment affected your life?
- What do you wish you knew about scoliosis before you were diagnosed?
Remember to include any extra pages of description, videos, background, photos, etc.
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