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#spinal curve

# spinal-curve - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

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

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'

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

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

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

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