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New Look. Same Vision. CLEAR Scoliosis Institute Announces the Launch of their Refreshed Brand.

For Immediate Release St. Cloud, MN - November 1, 2019  CLEAR Scoliosis Institute announced today the launch of their refreshed brand. While the look may have changed, the reason they started has not.  When Dr. Dennis Woggon founded CLEAR in 2000, he had one primary goal - to help more people living with scoliosis. He knew there was a better way to treat...

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Understanding Your Spine: Loss of Cervical Lordosis

Our blog post, Understanding Your Spine: Cervical Lordosis, explains the importance of a good, healthy curve in your neck. We’ve received so many wonderful comments & questions that we decided to do a follow-up post to help you understand more about common diagnosis procedures, medical terms, and treatment options for a loss of cervical lordosis....

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Scoliosis Back Pain and Exercise: 7 Things You Should Know

Although a myth has persisted for many years that there isn’t a link between a curved spine and pain, doctors now recognize that scoliosis does, in fact, increase the chance of back pain in youth and adults. While it may seem counter-intuitive, exercising can actually help reduce and manage scoliosis back pain rather than make it worse....

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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 habits over time to counteract the scoliosis. It takes time to re-program these old patterns of behavior, especially if the scoliosis has existed for many years....

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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 scoliosis patients since the 1960s, and, though the surgical techniques and equipment have evolved, the gist of the surgery remains the same....

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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 Intensive Care at his practice in New York. ...

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