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New York, NY 10029

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Manhasset, NY 11030

Non-operative Scoliosis Treatment in Connecticut

Non-operative Scoliosis Treatment in Connecticut

Between 2 and 3% of the population of the USA lives with some form of scoliosis.  Most frequently treated is idiopathic scoliosis (meaning its cause is unknown), the condition disproportionately afflicts young people.  Girls between 10 and 18 are the cohort most likely to have scoliosis.  In this age group, living with it can make navigating friendships, participation in sports and “fitting in” difficult.

Clinical approaches to scoliosis are governed by the curvature’s severity and ongoing progression.  Curves under 25-degrees are usually treated with observation only, as the curvature’s progression is monitored closely to determine any treatments required, moving forward.

If a curve of under 25-degrees is seen to be progressing, curvatures between 25 and 40-degrees are treated with bracing.

When curvatures reach over 45%, surgical solutions are examined.

Better Bracing

While scoliosis bracing changed very little for many years, new types of bracing are arising, like the UnyqAlign.  This new style of brace was launched at a fashion show, highlighting its more breathable, less constricting design.  The UnyqAlign also answers a continuing need for bracing types which serve adolescent girls.  These patients are much more likely to wear the UnyqAlign as prescribed, because of its appearance and comfort.  That’s important to girls at such a difficult age.

The UnyqAlign also provides 3D curvature correction, an improvement on the traditional technique of side-to-side pressure alone. But it’s not only effective due to its engineering.  UnyqAlign is a revolution in bracing which makes it more wearable and so, more attractive to this key demographic.

Scroth Regime

Developed in Germany, Scroth was created to answer the needs of individual scoliosis patients, strengthening muscles and improving breathing, posture and flexibility, while building self-confidence.

When Scroth complements bracing, young people are empowered and more fully engaged in their own treatment.  They’ve been seen to take ownership of their therapy, wearing their braces and doing their exercises as their physicians prescribe.  This drastically improves prognoses.

Medical History

Medical history is extremely important when it comes to young people with scoliosis.  If parents or close relatives were treated via traditional modalities, they’ll probably have unhappy memories of the ungainly, uncomfortable bracing which was once central to scoliosis treatment.

This may lead to hesitancy about bracing treatment, so it’s vitally important to involve the patient’s family, educating them about improvements in non-operative scoliosis treatment. Knowledge of these advances is key to success.

Non-operative Scoliosis Treatment In Connecticut

The name of our clinic tells a story.  We’re called Scoliosis and Spine Associates, as scoliosis is more than a specialty here.  It’s a mission.

Dr. Baron Lonner is our founder and an acknowledged leader in the field.  Widely respected as a proponent of discovering new horizons in non-operative scoliosis treatment in Connecticut, he’s in the vanguard of scoliosis innovation and research.  His award-winning work is renowned all over the world.

If you or one of your loved ones is ready to discover the groundbreaking expertise available at Scoliosis and Spine, we invite you to contact us.

Experience the difference award-winning non-operative scoliosis treatment in Connecticut can make.