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Table 8 Environmental prioritization in AIS

From: Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis screening for school, community, and clinical health promotion practice utilizing the PRECEDE-PROCEED model

Prevention Treatment
1. Proper posture 1. Spinal education
2. Reduce incidence of delayed menarche 2. Possible role of birth control; athletic education to avoid female triad
3. Proper compliance if brace treated 3. Compliance education of orthosis
4. Infection control if surgically corrected 4. Home education
5. Prevent future back pain 5. Back safety; child back pack education; tobacco prevention/cessation;