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. Jelcick, PhD and Dr. 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 to receive

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Scoliosis Results

Scoliosis Treatment Results Written and reviewed for scientific and factual accuracy by Dr. Jelcick, PhD and Dr. Janzen, DC 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 curve reduction one can expect. These include; initial

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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. 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 Pain

Adult Scoliosis Treatment Figuring out the best treatment for your adult scoliosis can be time-consuming and often leave you feeling confused and frustrated. Here at Scoliosis Care CentersTM by Janzen and Janzen Chiropractic, we pride ourselves on educating you about your scoliosis and providing a comprehensive approach to help you manage your long-term health.  Our all-inclusive program will give you a clear understanding of your individual scoliosis and a step

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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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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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Schroth Physiotherapy

Schroth Method Exercises (Schroth Physiotherapy) Written and reviewed for scientific and factual accuracy by Dr. Jelcick, PhD and Dr. Janzen, DC 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 pelvis, ribs, and shoulder alignment is emphasized. Schroth physiotherapy addresses the spinal rotation

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