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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...

October 6, 2016
Scheuermann's Disease

Although a difficult name to pronounce, Scheuermann's disease is fairly easy to understand. The condition occurs when the upper back is too rounded and gives you a hunched appearance....

September 20, 2016
A Way for You to Help People Living with Scoliosis

Getting a scoliosis diagnosis can be scary. But because of your support, we’re here to help. We set up the CLEAR Scoliosis Institute as a nonprofit because we know there’s more to treating...

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...

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