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February 19, 2020
How to Deal with Adult Degenerative Scoliosis

Adult Degenerative Scoliosis, aka ADS, is a disorder in which the patient has degenerating vertebrae along their spine. ADS is unique and different from regular scoliosis in the sense that it can...

February 14, 2020
Does Scoliosis Have a Genetic Component?

While many people have the idea that scoliosis is inherited, that’s not the case. Despite the amount of research that has been done over the years in search of a genetic link to scoliosis, no clear...

February 11, 2020
How Do You Treat Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis?

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) is one of the most challenging stages to treat when treating patients. Generally speaking, medical professionals attempt to promote recovery before puberty,...

February 6, 2020
What is a Scoliosis Curvature?

Scoliosis is a spinal deformity that’s more common than many people think. A scoliosis curvature of the spine must include rotation and have a Cobb angle measurement of more than 10 degrees. The...

February 4, 2020
What Does Scoliosis Mean?

So, what does scoliosis mean? Scoliosis refers to a curvature of the spine, generally between 10 degrees and 40+ degrees. People who suffer from scoliosis may experience pain, limited mobility, and...

January 31, 2020
Understanding Adult Degenerative Scoliosis

Adult degenerative scoliosis is a form of the condition marked by degenerative changes to the discs of the spine; it’s also referred to as ‘adult de novo scoliosis’, meaning onset has occurred...

January 29, 2020
Treatment for Adult Scoliosis

Adult scoliosis can be a debilitating and painful affliction. Proper treatment is essential, as any delay in stabilizing a progressively deteriorating abnormal curvature of the spine can lead to a...

January 23, 2020
What is a Forward Bending Test?

Also known as the ‘Adams Test’, a forward bending test is a standard test used by health professionals to evaluate a patient’s scoliosis. It’s a simple test that involves having a patient...

January 21, 2020
CLEAR Scoliosis Institute Announces Scholarship Recipients

For Immediate Release Saint Cloud, MN - January 22, 2020 DW Scholarships Awarded CLEAR Scoliosis Institute provides education for chiropractic professionals and does research on innovative...

January 21, 2020
What is a Cervical Curvature and Why is it Important?

The spine consists of five curves. In a typical healthy spine, the curves give it strength and flexibility. In an atypical spine with an abnormal curvature, that strength and flexibility is lost. The...

January 16, 2020
Can Degenerative Disc Disease be Reversed?

While many people think of degenerative disc disease as a natural complication of aging, this isn’t always the case. While the spine does age along with the rest of the body, without any abnormal...

November 27, 2019
Chiropractors Trained in Non-Surgical Scoliosis Treatment are Honored

For Immediate Release St. Cloud, MN - November 27, 2019  On November 1, 2019, CLEAR Scoliosis Institute launched their Fellowship and Senior Fellowship program to their network of 30 plus...

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