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    Jun 2010

    Nu Schroth and brace combine, and etc?

    I am looking into non surgery treatments. here are few I came across. Schroth does seem have great reputation for long time, would love to hear what everyone's experiences. Thanks.
    62/75 (T4-T9 68 degree & T11 - L4 80 degree) 10/19/2010
    45/50 year 2000
    36 yrs old
    Considering, researching surgery for the first time
    S. California

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    Join Date
    Jan 2008

    These are chiro videos. Chiro is not a science and chiros have no relevant training to be treating scoliosis. The field of chiro is based on subluxations which have been shown to be imaginary.

    There is no evidence chiro works for anything other than low back pain but even there it works no better than PT.

    Chiro has been compared to a trade school.

    There is no "there" there to chiro.

    The End of Chiropractic

    Posted by Harriet Hall on December 11, 2009 166 Comments
    An article written by 3 chiropractors and a PhD in physical education and published on December 2, 2009 in the journal Chiropractic and Osteopathy may have sounded the death knell for chiropractic.

    The chiropractic subluxation is the essential basis of chiropractic theory. A true subluxation is a partial dislocation: chiropractors originally believed bones were actually out of place. When x-rays proved this was not true, they were forced to re-define the chiropractic subluxation as “a complex of functional and/or structural and/or pathological articular changes that compromise neural integrity and may influence organ system function and general health.” Yet most chiropractors are still telling patients their spine is out of alignment and they are going to fix it. Early chiropractors believed that 100% of disease was caused by subluxation. Today most chiropractors still claim that subluxations cause interference with the nervous system, leading to suboptimal health and causing disease.
    What’s the evidence? In the 114 years since chiropractic began, the existence of chiropractic subluxations has never been objectively demonstrated. They have never been shown to cause interference with the nervous system. They have never been shown to cause disease. Critics of chiropractic have been pointing this out for decades, but now chiropractors themselves have come to the same conclusion.

    When chiropractors use spinal manipulation therapy for symptomatic relief of mechanical low back pain, they are employing an evidence-based method also used by physical therapists, doctors of osteopathy, and others. When they do “chiropractic adjustments” to correct a “subluxation” for other conditions, especially for non-musculoskeletal conditions or “health maintenance,” they are employing a non-scientific belief system that is no longer viable.
    Most chiropractic research falls under the category of Tooth Fairy Science. Instead of doing good basic research to examine the subluxation construct as a falsifiable hypothesis, they blindly forged ahead, implemented it for diagnosis and treatment, and studied various aspects of its clinical use.

    The chiropractic emperor has no clothes, and now even some chiropractors have realized that. This study should mark the beginning of the end for chiropractic, but it won’t. Superstition never dies, particularly when it is essential to livelihood.
    Last edited by Pooka1; 06-22-2016 at 06:43 AM.
    Sharon, mother of identical twin girls with scoliosis

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