What Is Scoliosis of the Spine?

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					                                       What Is Scoliosis of the Spine?

What is scoliosis of the spine? Scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine. When looking at
someone's back it should appear straight without curves. True, you will note the spines sagital curves
(the spine's curves from the side). Sagital curves, curves from the side, should not be confused from
curves that go side to side. If when looking at someone's back you observe curves that go side to side
(i.e., not a straight back) then they may have scoliosis. Scoliosis affects people of all ages. Scoliosis is
genetic, but, that does not mean that you will inherit the condition. The gene may or may not express
itself. Here is where the environment may play a role.

What is the treatment for scoliosis? Today, treatment options extend beyond wearing a big clunky back
brace or getting spinal scoliosis surgery. In fact, emerging brain research highlights neuro-muscular
reeducation as an effective, safe, and non-invasive technique for scoliosis treatment. Neuro-muscular
re-education exercises and training works by re-training the brain to hold the correct position of the
spine.

How do we treat scoliosis? We use a method that we call Mix, Fix, Set. In the Mix phase of our scoliosis
treatment protocol the goal is to loosen the spine. We loosen the spine employing specific state-of the-
art and patented equipment. In the Fix phase of our scoliosis treatment protocol the goal is to adjust the
spine back to its correct position. This manipulation may come in the form of manual adjustments,
employment of specific machines, or a combination of both depending on the patient's needs. Finally, in
the Set phase of our scoliosis treatment protocol the goal is to retrain the brain to hold the correct
position via scoliosis treatment exercises. This step is a critical success factor of our system. Re-training
the brain and stabilizing the spine requires some time. We achieve results via the use of a combination
of specific exercises, whole body vibration, and body balance awareness and training on an air disc.

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Description: What is scoliosis of the spine? Scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine. When looking at someone's back it should appear straight without curves. True, you will note the spines sagital curves (the spine's curves from the side). Sagital curves, curves from the side, should not be confused from curves that go side to side. If when looking at someone's back you observe curves that go side to side (i.e., not a straight back) then they may have scoliosis. Scoliosis affects people of all ages. Scoliosis is genetic, but, that does not mean that you will inherit the condition. The gene may or may not express itself. Here is where the environment may play a role.