The protocol we use in our unique breakthrough scoliosis treatment is a compilation of various conservative yet effective methodologies, and when combined have created far and away the best results available. They are as follows:
Scoliosis almost always involves ‘forward head posture’ loss of neck and low back lateral (saggital) curves, as well as hip rotation. Genetics is thought to be a component of scoliosis although no gene has been isolated proving this. The loss of the normal lordosis in the upper spine can affect the anterior corticospinal tract, and the dorsal spino-cerebellar tract (in the brain) which affects postural muscles. What follows is a ‘lateral shift of the spine.
Therefore, some of the the first areas of correction are the cervical spine and head relationship, as well as pelvic rotation and restoration of the saggital curves in the neck and lower back the rest will follow, and of course we are dealing with the entire spine at the same time.
It therefore is no accident that your daughter’s major curve is in the lumbar spine, and there is no doubt that she will have a loss of the normal neck curvature with forward head posture seen on x-ray.
The use of specific weights worn on the head, hips, shoulders which are dependent on the specific scoliosis curves are worn, to bring the curves back into a normal bio-relationship.
The medical model is ‘observe’ followed by the suggestion of bracing (psychological and functional disability) then surgery, which does not address the problem whatsoever.
The Whole Body Vibration, coupled with various other methodologies, bypasses the normal proprioception of the body allowing for faster re-alignment. Go to “Adaptive Responses of Human Skeletal Muscle to Vibration Exposure”-Bosco et all, Clinical Physiology 19(2):183-187
A specialized scoliosis traction table is used and allows both lateral scoliosis (sagittal) correction to occur while axial traction (top to bottom, head to foot) occurs, while at the same time dealing directly with the ligaments which are primary to affect the permanent scoliosis changes.
Spinal Adjustments specific to the abnormal ‘lever arms’ created by a scoliosis. They are:
● The head related to the top of the spine● The neck in relation to the upper thoracic spine● The upper thoracic spine as it levers with the lower thoracic spine (The mid thoracic spine at the T-8 level is the functional base of the spine)● The lower thoracic spine lever as it relates to the upper lumbar spine (lower back)● The lower lumbar spine as it relates to the pelvis, hip rotation, and sacral balance
All these ‘lateral deviations’ of the spine must be corrected individually to fix a scoliosis.