The 3DC Difference: 3 Dimensional Correction

At Scoliosis 3DC, our name reflects our mission. 3DC stands for 3 Dimensional Correction and it’s our goal for every patient: spinal improvement in three dimensions.

Three dimensions of scoliosis, 3D treatment of scoliosis

Cobb angle is the standard measurement used to define a scoliosis, but it’s a limited view. Cobb angle represents measurement in the frontal plane (#1). In reality, scoliosis affects the spine (and trunk) in three planes: the frontal, sagittal (#2) and transverse (#3).

Schroth Therapy and the Gensingen Brace: Two Powerful Weapons Against Scoliosis

For patients, and families wanting the most vigorous non-surgical course of treatment, our two-pronged approach offers the most powerful weapons in the fight against scoliosis progression with the goal of improvement. When appropriately combined, scoliosis specific exercise and 3D bracing work together for the best possible outcome.

Our immersion program is the culmination of years of clinical work. We use nuanced Schroth techniques to help stabilize and/or improve scoliosis in three dimensions. With Schroth Best Practice®, patients learn and internalize ways to avoid postures that may make their scoliosis worse and adopt postures that enable improved spinal alignment. Auto-correction and Schroth breathing are used to improve spinal alignment, trunk strength and overall postural appearance (1). These newfound skills help empower patients and can help to eliminate or lessen any negative feelings or scoliosis related anxiety.

As a result of his treating scoliosis patients from all over, Dr. Marc recognized the need for an improved standard of scoliosis bracing. In 2013, he collaborated with Dr. Weiss to introduce what he considers to be the best scoliosis brace available –the German-designed Chêneau-Gensingen® brace. Each asymmetric, corrective brace is produced via CAD/CAM to mirror the scoliosis pattern and provide correction to the spine and posture in all three dimensions. Each Gensingen brace is fit to exacting standards for optimal patient comfort with the goal of coercing spinal improvement.

Patients can be assured that there is not a more comprehensive or advanced Schroth method program or better brace available anywhere– nor is there a more experienced, knowledgeable and passionate team.

The 3DC difference means that you, or your child, learns how to improve their chances for improved outcomes and to live a better quality life with scoliosis.

1- Schroth Therapy: Advancements in Conservative Scoliosis Treatment. Weiss, Lehnert-Schroth, Moramarco

What Scoliosis 3DC Patients Are Saying

Better Late Than Never!

“I highly recommend this office to anyone with scoliosis, and especially to parents of children who have just been diagnosed. I wish that I had started this program years ago, but better late than never!” Read More

Positive, uplifting and rejuvenating

I have tried to write many testimonials and they all have ended up very long and really about me. When I was trying to make a decision on contacting Scoliosis 3DC, I was looking for a story like mine. Through the journey I have made the last several years I have come to the realization… Read More

Hope & Empowerment

“She stands tall with the confidence that she now has the power and knowledge to manage her scoliosis and we have a sense of relief at having selected a caring, knowledgeable practitioner.” Read More