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Patient Line Webinar: Living with scoliosis

Friday, 28 June 2024 at 17:00 CET


The aim of this webinar is to equip patients and their families with comprehensive information about living with scoliosis. It seeks to build confidence in the available treatments and help patients manage their spinal condition positively. Additionally, this webinar aims to raise awareness about scoliosis, coinciding with Scoliosis Awareness Month in June.

Key Learning Objectives

Impact of Scoliosis on Sports and Activities

Understand in which sports and other physical activities you can participate even with scoliosis.

Available Treatment Options

Learn about the different treatments for scoliosis, including non-surgical and surgical options.

Expected Outcomes after Surgery

Discover what you can expect in terms of recovery and improvement after having surgery for scoliosis.

Long-term Effects of Surgery on your Life

Find out how having scoliosis surgery can impact your future activities and overall quality of life.


Introduction: What is scoliosis?

Peter Ferlic (Chair), Orthopaedic Surgeon, EUROSPINE Patient Line Committee Chair, Graz, Austria


The impact of the diagnosis on patients

Nikos Karavidas, Physiotherapist, Athens, Greece


Treatment options

Ahmet Alanay, Orthopaedic surgeon, EUROSPINE President, Istanbul, Turkey


Life after surgery

Javier Pizones, Orthopaedic surgeon, EUROSPINE Meeting Council, Madrid, Spain


Summary, discussion and Q&A

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