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What Is Scoliosis

Scoliosis Research: Asymmetrical Weight Training

Paraspinal Muscle Activity During Symmetrical and Asymmetrical Weight Training in Idiopathic Scoliosis. Schmid AB, Dyer L, Böni T, Held U, Brunner F. Department of Physiotherapy, Balgrist University Hospital, Horton Center for Patient-Oriented Research, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland. Abstract CONTEXT: Various studies report decreased muscle activation in the concavity of the curve in patients with … Read more

Scoliosis Research: Can Chiropractic Help?

Changes in Clinical and Radiographic Parameters after a Regimen of Chiropractic Manipulation Combined with Soft Tissue Therapy and Neuromuscular Rehabilitation in 7 Patients with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Woggon A*1, Martinez D2 Address: 1Director of Research, CLEAR Institute of Texas; 2618 Electronic Lane, Suite 102; Dallas, Texas 75220; 2 Independent Researcher, Mesquite, Texas. E-mail: A. Joshua … Read more

Scoliosis Research: Understanding the CLEAR Methodology

Chiropractic treatment of idiopathic scoliosis with the CLEAR Institute method: a description of the protocol A. Joshua Woggon DC, Daniel A. Martinez MA DC FACFN. Contact: [email protected] Abstract Chiropractic is a healthcare discipline that focuses upon the diagnosis and treatment of problems that affect the alignment of the muscles and bones of the body.  According … Read more

Kyphosis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Kyphosis – Definition, Symptoms & Treatment What is Kyphosis? What Causes Kyphosis? Types of Kyphosis Diagnosis Treatment   What is Kyphosis? The thoracic spine (mid to upper back) is naturally curved outward. This is referred to as a “kyphotic curve”. However, the term “Kyphosis” can also be used to describe an excessive outward curvature in … Read more

WARNING! This page contains graphic images and video of surgery!

The History of Scoliosis Surgery For video of scoliosis surgery click the checkbox below. (WARNING VERY GRAPHIC) Yes I want to see a real scoliosis surgery (WARNING VERY GRAPHIC) A real scoliosis surgery in progress: WARNING VIDEO CONTAINS GRAPHIC CONTENT! (click to play) [youtube=//] The first scoliosis surgeries were conducted by a French surgeon named … Read more