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March 14, 2017
Michael's Story: Why You Shouldn't Watch and Wait

“Scoliosis treatment without surgery?” That’s what Michael Kosta thought when his 9-year-old daughter Alice was diagnosed with scoliosis. He and his family had been told surgery was the only...

March 1, 2017
Scoliosis Physiotherapy

If you’re interested in scoliosis physiotherapy and exercises as part of your treatment, it can be hard to find detailed information. Don’t worry, it’s for a good reason! Each case of scoliosis...

February 15, 2017
What Results Should I Expect from my CLEAR Scoliosis Treatment?

Scoliosis is a complex disease that involves much more than just the bones of the spine. It affects the muscles, other soft tissues (like tendons, discs and ligaments) and the brain. Your body forms...

February 1, 2017
Scoliosis Screening Benefits

Spotting scoliosis early gives patients the ability to be more proactive with their care. Scoliosis screening can be a great tool to catch and treat scoliosis before more drastic measures become...

January 17, 2017
Harrington Rod: Is It Right for Your Scoliosis?

Surgery is often hailed as the be-all and end-all cure for scoliosis. And the Harrington rod is used in the majority of scoliosis surgeries performed in the U.S. It’s been used on idiopathic...

January 4, 2017
What is the Risk of Your Scoliosis Progressing?

The following post was submitted by Dr. Andrew Strauss of The Hudson Valley Scoliosis Correction Center. Dr. Strauss has been CLEAR-certified since 2008 and offers both Standard Treatment and...

December 13, 2016
The Gift of a Better Life, Even with Scoliosis

Even though we’ve been building a network of scoliosis-specific support, treatment, and training for more than a decade, you might be surprised to learn that we didn’t start out that way....

December 5, 2016
Qualifying for Social Security Disability for Scoliosis

The following information was provided by Deanna Power, Community Outreach Manager for Social Security Disability Help, a resource whose aim is to assist people at all stages of the Social Security...

November 22, 2016
What to Do if There Isn’t a CLEAR Doctor Near You

We pride ourselves in our ability to treat scoliosis effectively without surgery or cumbersome brace-wear. However, we know we can't be everywhere. Check and see if there's a CLEAR doctor near you....

November 10, 2016
Scoliosis Correction: Myth vs. Reality

As we’ve discussed before, there’s a lot of confusion and unrealistic promises that surround many scoliosis correction methods. Bracing and surgery are the two most common methods to treat...

October 27, 2016
Scoliosis Massage

Most people see massages as a luxury, a practice synonymous with relaxation. However, massages also hold healing properties that are not the most pleasurable when put into practice. A good scoliosis...

October 13, 2016
Can a Chiropractor Fix Scoliosis?

“Can a chiropractor fix scoliosis?” It’s a common refrain from potential patients and skeptics alike. More often than not, we hear this question from people who have had a bad experience with a...

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