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. Jelcick, PhD and Dr. 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 result of

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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. Jelcick, PhD and Dr. 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 plan unless

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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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Success Stories

Our Patients' Scoliosis Success Stories Over the years we have treated scoliosis patients of all ages, curve types, and curve sizes. Here are a series of our patient's scoliosis success stories. We hope that they help to explain their journey as scoliosis warriors, and that their stories can give you encouragement for your own journey! View Scoliosis Results by Curve SizeView Scoliosis Results by Posture Improvement Katie's Scoliosis Success Story

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Train Your Body

TRAIN YOUR BODYExercises To Help ScoliosisStrength and/or the lack of strength is very important to address when attempting to improve and stabilize scoliosis. Teaching the muscles and body how to hold a corrective position through scoliosis exercises is an absolute necessity in long-term success for scoliosis treatment.There are two main problems that occur with the muscles in scoliosis: Imbalance of strength from one side to the other side. Postural awareness

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