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What Is Scoliosis

How can Digital Motion X-ray Provide Efficacy of Care Program

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*RESEARCH VIDEO (Patients do not receive DMX as standard treatment protocol) DMX or “Digital Motion X-ray” is a type of fleuro-based X-ray coupled with digital and optic technology which allows clinicians to view the spine in real time motion. By subjecting all the therapies, exercises, and spinal manipulations to scrutiny under digital motion X-ray, Dr. … Read more

Scoliosis: A Comprehensive Overview

You or your loved one may have received a diagnosis and be wondering “What is scoliosis?” Scoliosis is not a disease like diabetes or arthritis. It is simply a term used to describe any abnormal, sideways twisted spine or backbone. In this article, we’ll help you understand what scoliosis is, how to recognize its symptoms, … Read more

Severe Scoliosis: Nonsurgical Treatment Options

What is Severe Scoliosis?Severe Scoliosis Treatment BracingSurgeryExercise What is “Severe Scoliosis”? A scoliosis, or curvature in the spine, may be considered severe if it is greater than 40 degrees or if it has reached a size when surgery is typically recommended. For adolescents this is usually a 40-45 degree curve, for adults it is a … Read more

Scoliosis Pain: Understanding Your Treatment Options

If you’ve found this page, chances are you or a loved one are experiencing scoliosis pain. You’ve come to the right place. I have over 30 years of experience treating scoliosis and over the years have helped thousands of patients alleviate their scoliosis pain.  In this article, I’ll explain  What causes scoliosis pain? Scoliosis pain is … Read more

Mild Scoliosis: How To Stay Ahead Of The Curve

Are you a parent whose child has mild scoliosis? Have you been told by an orthopedist that it may get worse, but that all you can do is “watch and wait” to see what happens? Or are you an an adult who suffers from mild scoliosis? Do you experience pain but have been instructed by … Read more

What Became of the ScoliScore Test?

What became of the ScoliScore Genetic Test? – An Update In 2010 a very exciting and promising breakthrough was announced to the scoliosis world. A company named Axial Biotech released the first genetic test for predicting if an adolescent idiopathic spinal curve (scoliosis in a teenager) would be likely to get worse. The triumph was … Read more

Scoliosis Research: Treating Mild Scoliosis

More Evidence That Early Treatment for Mild Scoliosis is Beneficial Between 1991 and 1992 the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) recruited over 14,000 expectant mothers in South-West England. Researchers then followed up with the children of these mothers at regular intervals. At age 15 the team identified whether or not spinal curvatures of 6 … Read more

Scoliosis Research: Determining the Risk of Progression

Can the Likelihood of Your Child’s Scoliosis Progressing be Predicted? A new study (ahead of publication) looks at determining the risk of progression for adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis during the peak of their growth. Researchers did this by evaluating curve size in relationship to stages of skeletal maturity to identify predictable changes. Skeletal maturity has been typically determined by … Read more