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September 8, 2016
Scoliosis Chiropractor: Does Specialization Matter?

Most people may assume that your run-of-the-mill chiropractor is the best option for any sort of back problem, including even the most complicated conditions. But that logic can be faulty when it...

August 25, 2016
Understanding Your Spine: Cervical Lordosis

Protect your neck. We’ve heard that phrase refer to how essential – and indispensable – your neck is to your overall health. Your neck is the bridge connecting your brain to your body; good...

August 11, 2016
Scoliosis Side Effects: Myth vs. Reality

Since there is so much misinformation about scoliosis side effects floating around, we thought it would be helpful to go through some of the more common myths and why they are incorrect....

July 28, 2016
Understanding the Boston Brace: Benefits and Alternatives

The Boston brace is a type of thoraco-lumbo-sacral-orthosis, or TLSO brace. In fact, it's the most common TLSO brace in the United States. It’s used primarily for the treatment of children, working...

July 14, 2016
Degenerative Scoliosis

Scoliosis is most commonly seen as a disease found in children and adolescents, but degenerative scoliosis is prevalent in older adults as well. Unlike adolescent scoliosis, there is a known cause...

June 30, 2016
Non-Surgical Scoliosis Treatment Options

The traditional way to treat scoliosis involves periods of observation, bracing (though this is generally for adolescent patients whose spines are not fully developed) and then surgery if the curve...

June 16, 2016
Scoliosis Workout: Questions and Answers

Many people believe that scoliosis has to slow them down, that they have to stop exercising or playing sports simply because of a diagnosis of scoliosis. But a scoliosis workout can actually help to...

June 6, 2016
What is a TLSO Brace?

TLSO is an acronym for thoracolumbosacral orthosis, a brace for the mid to lower spine. Although a bit of a mouthful, we’re talking about the main type of brace used to correct a sideways, or...

May 12, 2016
Scoliosis and Pregnancy: Common Questions and Answers

Scoliosis and pregnancy can be scary undertakings on their own, much less combined. However, it’s important to note, the baby is not at risk simply because the mother has scoliosis....

April 28, 2016
Chiropractic Treatment for Scoliosis

Scoliosis is an intricate disease. Experts still don’t know what causes 80% of scoliosis cases, and there is no cure. But there’s still hope!...

March 4, 2016
New CLEAR Scoliosis Institute Website Launches

After months of work, we’re thrilled to announce the launch of the new CLEAR Scoliosis Institute website! It’s our hope that this new site will serve as a valuable tool for everyone that has been...

February 22, 2016
Scoliosis and the Cox Sign

A possible early diagnostic tool? By Dr. Matt Janzen and Dr. Josh Woggon This article was originally published in The American Chiropractor in August 2014....

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