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Table 4 Goals of treatment according to the SOSORT consensus paper. Only the goals that reached 80% of agreement are listed here, starting from the most important

From: 2016 SOSORT guidelines: orthopaedic and rehabilitation treatment of idiopathic scoliosis during growth

Quality of life  
Back pain  
Psychological well-being  
Progression in adulthood  
Breathing function  
Scoliosis Cobb degrees  
Need of further treatments in adulthood