Scoliosis Services

Scoliosis Services No matter where you are in your journey, Scoliosis Care Centers offers a variety of non-surgical scoliosis services to assist patients of all ages. From screening and monitoring services; MRI based brace analysis and improvement; to our comprehensive Silicon Valley Method for treating scoliosis, patients and parents can find everything they need to ensure a spine has every chance to grow straight and healthy. ScoliosisScreening Screen your child

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Scoliosis Treatment for Children and Teens

Scoliosis Treatment for Children and Adolescents Written and reviewed for scientific and factual accuracy by Dr. Austin Jelcick, PhD and Dr. Matthew Janzen, DC. Last reviewed/edited on March 12, 2020. First published May 8, 2019. Scoliosis can be effectively treated in kids and teens without surgery; no curve should be ignored regardless of its size. Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis worsens rapidly with growth; however the pubertal growth spurt can be utilized

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Silicon Valley Scoliosis Method: Comprehensive Non-surgical Treatment

The Silicon Valley Scoliosis MethodThe Silicon Valley Scoliosis Method is a completely new way of thinking about scoliosis A young child with a 30 degree curve has a 95% chance of needing surgery by the time they grow up 9. In contrast, the Silicon Valley Scoliosis Method has a 100% success rate for preventing surgery in curves 30 and under. Not only can it eliminate the need for surgery, it

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Scoliosis Flexibility Trainer

Release Contractures That Cause StiffnessScoliosis Flexibility Trainer Written and reviewed for scientific and factual accuracy by Dr. Austin Jelcick, PhD and Dr. Matthew Janzen, DC. Last reviewed/edited on March 12, 2020. The Scoliosis Flexibility Trainer is a unique FDA registered device that helps to unbend and untwist a scoliosis curve non-surgically, providing drastically better non-surgical treatment results. It accomplishes this feat by addressing a problem that every surgeon knows about

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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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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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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 Treatment Goals

What are Your Scoliosis Treatment Goals? The success of any given scoliosis treatment varies depending on the type of scoliosis curve, the severity of the curve(s), as well as the age of the patient. Thus, setting realistic scoliosis treatment goals (posture corrections; curve severity; etc) and appropriate measurements of success are key. Five common scoliosis treatment goals which may be applicable to you: 1. To stop curve progression. Adolescent scoliosis

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Schroth Physiotherapy

Schroth Method Exercises (Schroth Physiotherapy) 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. First published January 18, 2018. What is Schroth Physiotherapy? The Schroth physical therapy method (aka Schroth physiotherapy) incorporates exercises to strengthen weak muscles and lengthen shortened muscles while breathing into the concavities of the curve. During these exercises, correction of the

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Train Your Body

Exercises To Help 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 (conscious and sub-conscious) is degraded (i.e.-slouching, leaning to one side, etc…) Exercises to Help Scoliosis: Is there really a

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