7 Ways to Make Your Non-Surgical Scoliosis Improvement Last

7 Ways to Make Your Non-Surgical Scoliosis Improvement Last

Written and reviewed for scientific and factual accuracy by Dr. Austin Jelcick, PhD and Dr. Matthew Janzen, DC How can I make my scoliosis curve reduction gained from treatment last? A common concern of many parents who come to our clinic is "Will the changes last?".  Meaning, "If my child's spine grows straighter, what will make it stay that way?" Maybe parents hear stories of a child going to a clinic

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Scoliosis Results

Scoliosis Treatment Results Written and reviewed for scientific and factual accuracy by Dr. Austin Jelcick, PhD and Dr. Matthew Janzen, DC. Last reviewed/edited on February 27, 2020. Where do you fit? No two people are the same, thus no two spines are the same; this is especially true when concerning scoliosis. There are many factors that go into determining how successful one will be when treating scoliosis and the scoliosis

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Are myths about scoliosis affecting treatment and hurting our children?

Are myths about scoliosis affecting treatment and hurting our children?

Written and reviewed for scientific and factual accuracy by Dr. Austin Jelcick, PhD and Dr. Matthew Janzen, DC How do scoliosis myths affect treatment and hurt our children? There are many scoliosis myths that both doctors and patients believe; in part due to a lack of knowledge of current scientific and medical studies. Childhood scoliosis has no known cause and no cure - or so most doctors believe.  As a

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Eliminating X-rays for Scoliosis Treatment by Using Standing MRI

Eliminating X-rays for Scoliosis Treatment by Using Standing MRI

Written and reviewed for scientific and factual accuracy by Dr. Austin Jelcick, PhD and Dr. Matthew Janzen, DC Scoliosis Monitoring With MRI Instead of X-Ray When you have a child with scoliosis what typically happens, if you're lucky, it gets caught before it needs surgery. And the parent ends up at the pediatrician’s office, which usually refers them to the orthopedist’s office, and the orthopedic surgeon really has no game

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Beating Scoliosis Without Surgery

Beating Scoliosis Without Surgery

Beating Scoliosis: Josie's Success Story Josie's story is a classic example of successfully beating scoliosis here at Scoliosis Care CentersTM. Josie is now 15-year-old who was diagnosed with scoliosis when she was 9. After being diagnosed, She took the all too common "wait and see" approach for one year. Then Josie's scoliosis worsened to a more severe curve of 39°, just below surgery range. Both Josie and her mom, Darci,

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Scoliosis Bracing is Beautiful

Scoliosis Bracing is Beautiful

Are scoliosis braces noticeable? Sometimes when you have scoliosis, it can feel like it's taking over your whole life. Especially when you are doing one of the tried and true methods for therapy - scoliosis bracing. A scoliosis brace is an adjustment that takes some getting used to. Not only can it be a tight fit, it can get hot and also make you feel like you can't eat quite

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Scoliosis Videos

Scoliosis VideosSpecial Thanks to Our Kids and Their Families We at Scoliosis Care CentersTM are extremely grateful to all of our patients and their parents who offered to share their journeys of their endeavors with scoliosis. Your stories are an inspiration to us all. We have compiled many of our patient's scoliosis stories and videos here for you to view; as well as various educational videos to help you better

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Meet Rachel

Rachel's Scoliosis Success Story Meet Rachel Scoliosis – Primary right thoracic with developing left lumbar Rachel’s scoliosis story began when she was just 9 years old.  She was out snow skiing with her family and crashed in the snow.  Her back hurt a little, but didn’t really give her too many problems until 6 months later when she was trying to pick something up and her back started to hurt

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Meet Kaylee

Kaylee's Scoliosis Bracing Success StoryMeet KayleeScoliosis – Surgical range “C” curve / Thoracolumbar Kaylee's scoliosis bracing success story at Scoliosis Care Centers starts over ten years ago. Kaylee was first diagnosed with scoliosis in September 2008 at age 11. At that time, the curve was measured at 17 degrees. Doctors agreed to the “wait and see” approach and told her to come back in 6 months. As time passed, Kaylee’s

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