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Table 8 Level of evidence of recommendations: the table shows the number of papers according to the level of evidence for each treatment

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

  I II III IV V VI Total
Bracing 2 3 3 6 12 1 25
Specific exercises to prevent scoliosis progression during growth 1 1 1 0 8 1 12
Specific exercises during brace treatment and surgical therapy 0 3 0 0 3 0 6
Other conservative treatments 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
Respiratory function and exercises 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
Sports activities 0 0 2 0 3 1 6
Assessment 0 0 1 9 1 3 14
Total 3 7 7 15 32 6 68