Early-Detection Scoliosis Screening Leading to Better Results for Kids at Risk

Early-Detection Scoliosis Screening Leading to Better Results for Kids at Risk

Written and reviewed for scientific and factual accuracy by Dr. Austin Jelcick, PhD and Dr. Matthew Janzen, DC It has long been believed that the earlier scoliosis can be caught, the better the possibility of preventing the need for invasive surgery.  Recent research has indicated dramatic success with scoliosis curves when they are caught and treated before they reach 30 degrees.  The success rate of our clinic is 100% for

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Groundbreaking Study Finds Stable, Long-Term Reductions Of Scoliosis Curves With Non-Surgical Treatment!

Groundbreaking Study Finds Stable, Long-Term Reductions Of Scoliosis Curves With Non-Surgical Treatment!

Written and reviewed for scientific and factual accuracy by Dr. Austin Jelcick, PhD and Dr. Matthew Janzen, DC Nothing can straighten a scoliosis curve except surgery, right?  After considering the invasiveness of such surgeries, patients, or their parents, often seek out alternative forms of treatment in spite of being told nothing else will work.  Many are simply looking for hope: Anything that could help their child avoid surgery.  Treatment alternatives,

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Scoliosis Results Menu

Scoliosis Treatment Results The results of scoliosis treatment can be measured and monitored in a variety of ways. There is the common before and after Xray images portraying curve correction, as well as the overall posture transformation and rib hump improvement. This page has a variety of menu options allowing you to see our frequent treatment results in the format of your choice. Results by Curve Size and Shape Determine

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Scoliosis X-rays and Your Brace: How Long Should the Brace Be off Before Your Next Scoliosis X-Ray (or MRI)?

Scoliosis X-rays and Your Brace: How Long Should the Brace Be off Before Your Next Scoliosis X-Ray (or MRI)?

Written and reviewed for scientific and factual accuracy by Dr. Austin Jelcick, PhD and Dr. Matthew Janzen, DC A common practice in scoliosis management is to measure the progress of the scoliosis curve by taking a full spine X-ray. When a patient wears a scoliosis brace, they will typically be instructed by the orthopedic surgeon to take it off for 24 hours prior to receiving their next X-ray. But what

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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 Brace of Silicon Valley

Hold the spine straight with the Silicon Valley BraceTM 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. The Data is Conclusive: Scoliosis Bracing Works. Scoliosis bracing especially works if: The brace is a corrective one - An effective scoliosis back brace does not merely hold the existing curve in place, rather it pushes the

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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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Revolutionizing Scoliosis Treatment With Standing MRI

Revolutionizing Scoliosis Treatment With Standing MRI

Written and reviewed for scientific and factual accuracy by Dr. Austin Jelcick, PhD and Dr. Matthew Janzen, DC Have you ever had a concern about over-exposure to X-rays in your child or teen with scoliosis?  This concern is a valid one, as studies have shown an increased risk of cancer from X-ray exposures taken for scoliosis 1,2.  Various efforts have been made to address the risk of over-exposure to radiation;

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Careful Observation of Scoliosis Progress with Standing MRI and Emerging Technologies

Improved Scoliosis Monitoring Using Standing MRI Scoliosis Care Centers uses 100% radiation-free standing MRI instead of X-Rays for monitoring our patient’s treatment progress and Cobb angles. Here are 3 ways MRI helps improve your care:1. Quarterly (every 3 months) Standing Scoliosis MRI imaging A scoliosis xray is typically taken every 6-12 months to monitor a curve. However, limiting monitoring to only once or twice a year to minimize radiation can

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Treating Adolescent Scoliosis Without A Brace Deemed UNETHICAL

Treating Adolescent Scoliosis Without A Brace Deemed UNETHICAL

Written and reviewed for scientific and factual accuracy by Dr. Austin Jelcick, PhD and Dr. Matthew Janzen, DC There are a lot of mixed opinions out there about whether or not braces are valuable in the treatment of scoliosis.   Some conservative treatment methods still tout in their advertising that "No Braces" are necessary, or that bracing is outdated or even harmful.  Many orthopedic surgeons seem to have little confidence in

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