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

Comparing Scoliosis Braces Which scoliosis brace 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 are Created Equal.” 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

Intuitive, Healing Touch

“He really has that special intuitive, healing touch. He’s tuned in and observant in a deep way. I feel that we’re very lucky – I really can’t say enough good things about him! I’m so glad that Emily is in such good hands!” Read More

Making a Huge Impact

“We couldn’t be more pleased with the result of the brace. But equally as important is Dr. Marc and his staff. They are truly amazing and treat you as if you are part of their family. You will not find a more caring man who loves what he does – helping people and making a huge impact in their lives.” Read More