For twenty years, the Harms Study Group has been the leading producer of research on spinal deformity treatment in children and adolescents.

Together, The Harms Study Group and Setting Scoliosis Straight own the intellectual property to the largest Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis database, and we are now offering this tool to others via our Database User Program.


There are many challenges out there when it comes to conducting research, such as: limited resources, lack of database tools, and the inability to easily capture and record data.

Let us help you answer important clinical questions!

Research Tool

Our program facilitates surgeon collaboration and data collection for the purpose of research production, provides standardized research protocols and case report forms, and individual sites are established in our database for easy data entry and extraction.

Benefits Includes

  • Advancements in treatment techniques
  • Data contributions to your field of study
  • Improved safety
  • Self audit of practice
  • Improved safety practices
  • Self-auditing tools
  • Identification of areas for improvement
  • Documentation of practice pattern improvement

Further Customization

Are you studying adult spinal deformity or other diagnoses?

If you are, let us design a custom program to suit your needs.


Custom research database building ranges from $50K to $150K, but why start from scratch?

Research Tool = $5K Annually

This includes database user access and hosting.

How to Sign Up

If you are interested in participating in the Setting Scoliosis Straight Database User Program, contact us for more information.