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Non-operative Scoliosis Treatment in Pennsylvania

Non-operative Scoliosis Treatment in Pennsylvania

Scoliosis afflicts between 2 and 3% of the USA’s population.  Most commonly encountered as idiopathic scoliosis (which means “of unknown origin”), the condition is most commonly seen in young people.  Girls from age 10 to 18 are those most likely to have scoliosis.  Living with it can make relationships with friends and participation in sports difficult.  But that all-important “fitting in” is a challenge, too.

Treatment options for scoliosis are guided by the curvature’s severity and continuing progression.  Curves under 25-degrees are usually treated with observation, as the curve’s progression is regularly monitored to detect any further treatments indicated.

If a curve of under 25-degrees is seen to be progressing, curvatures between 25 and 40-degrees will need bracing to halt curve progression.

When curvatures reach over 45%, surgery is explored.

New Bracing

While scoliosis bracing didn’t change much for a long time, new horizons in bracing are emerging, like the UnyqAlign.  This new style of brace was unveiled at a fashion show, demonstrating its more breathable, more comfortable design.  Further, the UnyqAlign answers a need for bracing which serves adolescent girls.  They’re demonstrably more likely to wear the UnyqAlign as prescribed, because of its improved design.  That’s vitally important to girls in this cohort.

UnyqAlign provides 3D curvature correction, an innovation improving the traditional brace, which applied only side-to-side pressure. But UnyqAlign isn’t just effective because of that.  It’s a revolution in bracing, making it more wearable and thus more attractive to the demographic most in need of it.


Created in Germany, Scroth was invented to work with the needs of individual scoliosis patients, strengthening muscles, while improving flexibility, breathing and posture and bolstering self-confidence.

When Scroth is combined with bracing, young people are empowered and more actively engaged in their own therapy.  Scroth allows them to take ownership of their therapy, doing their exercises and wearing their braces as prescribed by their doctors.  This greatly improves clinical outcomes for patients.

Family Connection

Family medical history is of crucial importance when treating young people with scoliosis.  If parents or other family members were treated using traditional methods, they’ll probably have unpleasant memories of the uncomfortable, restrictive bracing which was once a key component of scoliosis therapy.

Memories like that can lead to cynicism about bracing treatment, so it’s crucial to involve the patient’s family and to educate them about key developments in non-operative scoliosis treatment.

Non-operative Scoliosis Treatment in Pennsylvania

The name of our clinic is exactly who we are.  We’re called Scoliosis and Spine Associates, as scoliosis is a specialty here – but it’s also a mission.

Dr. Baron Lonner is our clinical lead and an acknowledged expert in the field.   Widely acclaimed as an influence in the development of non-operative scoliosis treatment in Pennsylvania, he’s a leader in scoliosis research and innovation.  His award-winning work is globally recognized.

If you or someone you love is ready to benefit from the leading-edge expertise available at Scoliosis and Spine, we invite you to contact us.

Experience the difference world-class non-operative scoliosis treatment in Pennsylvania can make.