Marc Moramarco, DC recently returned from Barbados where he offered guidance and support to Tamisha Best-Gittens, DPT of Mobile Physical Therapy during her official launch of 3D scoliosis bracing in the Caribbean! While there, he spent time at her Christ Church clinic where Best-Gittens officially fit and adjusted her first Cheneau-Gensingen braces. Dr. Moramarco… Read More

Since introducing the Cheneau-Gensingen brace in North America, it’s been our privilege to have played a role in helping adolescents with scoliosis halt progression and/or reverse curvature to some extent. We are primarily a patient-centered practice. However, we are also committed to expanding the network of professionals seeking knowledge of Cheneau and Schroth method protocols. Asymmetric 3D bracing… Read More

Updated March 17, 2019. Recently, one of our star patients and her family revisited us from Ontario, Canada. This time it was our patient’s younger sister who required scoliosis bracing. The girls’ mom had been vigilant about watching her youngest daughter’s spine for signs of scoliosis too. This time, Dr. Moramarco recommended nighttime scoliosis bracing with the Gensingen Brace…. Read More

Choosing a Back Brace for Scoliosis Which back brace for scoliosis is best? Read below to see how the Cheneau-Gensingen brace compares to other popular braces. Download comparison chart (PDF) Boston Brace vs. Gensingen Brace Chêneau Gensingen vs. Other Chêneau Braces For more information regarding the differences between Chêneau Braces, read our blog “Not All Cheneau Braces… Read More

Research on bracing has demonstrated the importance of addressing the sagittal plane of scoliosis during bracing (1). Flattening of the physiologic curves of the sagittal plane is thought to be an early indicator of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (3,4). Dr. Hans-Rudolf Weiss, the developer of the Cheneau-style Gensingen brace by Dr. Weiss (GBW) incorporates this principle in scoliosis brace design…. Read More

Thoracolumbar scoliosis is a curvature of the spine at the junction of the mid back (lower thoracic) and low back (upper lumbar). Thoracolumbar scoliosis can be caused by a variety of reasons but as with all types of scoliosis it is usually idiopathic, about 80 – 90% of the time. According to one recent study… Read More

Let’s face it, few scoliosis patients willingly choose fusion surgery. However, it’s often the only option presented when Cobb angles are 45º or 50º, or greater. Here’s the story of one girl’s quest for a scoliosis brace to avoid surgery. Who wouldn’t prefer an effective conservative treatment option over what one spine surgeon refers to as, “a grueling… Read More

What Scoliosis 3DC Patients Are Saying

Impressed by the Improvement

“I think for me reducing the “look” of the rib hump and less back fatigue have been really incredible. It takes discipline of course and people have to realize that its an investment in their well being and they have to do it daily.” Read More

Absolutely the Best

“Absolutely the best outpatient scoliosis treatment centre out there. Can’t say enough good things about this program and the people that make it possible.” Read More

Major Curve Reduced

“We had the good surprise to find out that the major curve reduced. It is now 17 degrees. She was so happy to see the result of her efforts. So, she continues her exercise routine everyday.” Read More