TLSO brace

What is a TLSO Brace?

Posted in: Treatment

TLSO is an acronym for thoracolumbosacral orthosis, a brace for the mid to lower spine.  Although a bit of a mouthful, we’re talking about the main type of brace used to correct a sideways, or lateral, scoliotic curve in the mid to lower spine.

New CLEAR Scoliosis Institute Website Launches

Posted in: News

After months of work, we’re thrilled to announce the launch of the new CLEAR Scoliosis Institute website! It’s our hope that this new site will serve as a valuable tool for everyone that has been touched in some way by scoliosis.

Scoliosis and the Cox Sign

Posted in: Treatment

A possible early diagnostic tool? By Dr. Matt Janzen and Dr. Josh Woggon This article was originally published in The American Chiropractor in August 2014.

What is the Scoliosis Traction Chair?

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DISCLAIMER: This article is not intended to promote or sell a product in any way, but rather to explain how research can be applied pragmatically towards the development of clinical rehabilitation technologies. The Scoliosis Traction Chair is not available for sale to the general public, or even to licensed Doctors of Chiropractic.

ICD 10 Coding for Scoliosis

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In October of 2015, the United States government began requiring healthcare practitioners to use a new system of diagnosis codes, called ICD 10, which stands for International Classification of Disease, 10th edition.  This article is intended to assist healthcare professionals in using the correct diagnosis codes with cases of scoliosis.