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Think Scoliosis Doesn’t Affect You? Think Again…

  An estimated 6 million people in the US alone suffer from scoliosis Scoliosis affects both men and women of all ages, races and socio-economic classes The onset of scoliosis is usually between 10 and 15 years of age More females than males are affected with Scoliosis It’s recommended that children be screened yearly! Early […]

Text Neck! Does Your Teen Have it?

The following patient is seen pre and post-treatment after one month of care. Her original curve was 100% loss from normal and is currently at  29% loss after one month. That’s a 71% improvement/correction. Her chief complaint: Fatigue and Headaches. Why should I care? Loss of the cervical curve has been shown to be the […]

Raising an Olympic Athlete with Scoliosis…

For years, Scoliosis has been a real concern for Olympic athletes such as: Usain Bolt – Jamaican three-time Olympic gold medalist sprinter, Olympic record holder reigning Olympic champion in the 100 and 200 metres and the 4×100 metres relay Alexandra Marinescu Romanian Olympic gymnast and European Junior Champion at age 12 Jon Olsen United States […]

Don’t Let Their New Backpack Aggravate The Scoliosis!

The time to send your children Back-to-School is just around the corner. But before you do- here are some things you should consider: As per the American Physical Therapy Association your child’s backpack should never exceed 10-15% of his or her body weight? In an average 12 year old child that is 10 lbs worth and […]

Dr. Alex Greaux Joins Distinction of 18 Physicians in the World!

Dr. Alex Greaux of South Florida Scoliosis Center has achieved Intensive Care certification from the CLEAR Institute treatment for scoliosis. This new treatment method is a ground-breaking blend of techniques and therapies developed to reduce or correct scoliosis in all ages without the use of bracing or surgery. Dr. Greaux successfully completed the post-graduate training, under […]

My Teenager has Scoliosis – Developing Positive Self-Image

The emotional effects of scoliosis in teenagers can be every bit as real and serious as its physical effects. Scoliosis is a condition in which an individual’s spine has a lateral, or side to side curvature. In terms of its effects on your teen, Scoliosis can affect the shape of your teen’s back, rib cage, […]

Exercise and Scoliosis – What Are My Choices?

Many adults and teenagers with scoliosis, are curious about the risks and benefits of exercises and sports participation. Although it is important for all people, including those with scoliosis, to exercise and remain physically fit we recommend a bit of caution while embarking on a new regimen. What is Scoliosis? Scoliosis is a curvature of […]

Adult Scoliosis – Is it the Cause of Your Pain?

Because scoliosis typically affects adolescents, adults who are diagnosed with adult scoliosis are often shocked. Scoliosis is a condition in which an individual’s spine develops a side to side curvature – or sideways S or C shape. Although the symptoms of scoliosis are the same for adults as well as teenagers, adults face a different set of […]