• 14-year-old male
  • Initial Cobb angles 32°/19º
  • Risser 4

After their son’s scoliosis diagnosis, Z’s parents conferred with Dr. Marc by phone. They traveled from Virginia to Boston for a Schroth program and Cheneau-Gensingen brace less than a month later. It’s fair to say that many other practitioners probably would not have braced Z due to his advanced Risser stage. However at Risser 4, there is the potential for residual growth and often, males mature later than females. Two years later, a follow-up x-ray showed Cobb angles of 25º and 14º. Due to his good result, Z’s parents knew just what to do when his sister EK1 was later diagnosed with scoliosis.

What Scoliosis 3DC Patients Are Saying

Brace Was a Success

“M’s first day back to school with her brace was a success! She had it on 19 hours! She’s wearing it from bed time until she gets home from school which will be about 19 hours a day. M(sister) is wearing hers from 6pm until 7am to get in her 13 hours. So far so… 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