Scoliosis Treatment

What is Scoliosis?

Scoliosis Treatment – What is Scoliosis

Scoliosis Treatment – What is Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a lateral (side to side) curvature of the spine, not to be confused with the normal front to back spinal curves which are visible from the side.


Although a small amount of a lateral curve does not usually cause any problems, large curves can cause a variety of health problems such as postural imbalance, muscle fatigue, muscle pain, issues with breathing, and even spinal arthritis.


Scoliosis Treatment – Using the revolutionary “Mix, Fix, Set” protocols devised by Clear Institute, at Sunset Chiropractic & Wellness Dr. Alfonso, can help individuals reverse the symptoms of scoliosis.

What is “Mix, Fix, Set?”


“The Mix” – The fist step in scoliosis correction treatment. Using state-of-the-art equipment specifically designed for these processes, this step helps loosen up the musculature that overtime has evolved into symptoms of scoliosis.


“The Fix” – Once the supporting structures are loosened and have become pliable due to “The Mix” this next step is now possible. Using “The Fix, ” Dr. Alfonso can now begin to direct the spine into proper alignment through a series of safe and effective adjustments.


“The Set” – This last step is designed to re-educate the supporting muscles of the body to hold and maintain an individual’s newly corrected position. At this step, Dr. Alfonso implements a specifically tailored weighting and exercise system designed by Clear that will assist the weak areas of the body to be rebuilt allowing the nervous system to reprogram itself thus making each correction permanent.


Chiropractic - Scoliosis Treatment


Degrees of Scoliosis:

  • Mild Scoliosis
  • Moderate Scoliosis
  • Severe Scoliosis


Mild Scoliosis – 10-25° Curve


  • Scoliosis curve is less than 25°
  • Individual may have tilted head or uneven shoulders and/or hips
  • Curve may go undiagnosed

Mild scoliosis carries a significant risk of progression (up to 22%). Once the scoliosis passes 20°, risk of progression more than triples to 68%!


Mild scoliosis is the easiest to overcome. Certified in the Clear™ method, at Sunset Chiropractic & Wellness we offer the only Scoliosis treatment program available today to combat the symptoms of mild scoliosis.

Moderate Scoliosis – 26-40° Curve


  • Scoliosis curve is between 26-40°
  • Individual may have tilted head or uneven shoulders and/or hips
  • Individual may have symptoms associated with pain i.e. Headaches, spinal pain, fatigue, etc.


Moderate scoliosis carries a much higher risk of progression (up to 68%). At this stage individuals often notice symptoms such as headache, clumsiness and fatigue, and may be accompanied by additional issues such as poor body image, social anxiety and depression.


At Sunset Chiropractic & Wellness we are able to treat the symptoms of moderate scoliosis using the Clear™ program, a safe effective alternative to bracing or surgery.

Severe Scoliosis – over 40° Curve


  • Scoliosis curve is above 40°
  • Individual may have tilted head or uneven shoulders and/or hips
  • Spine may be visualized as a “C” or “S” shape, belly button may be seen off-center


The progression of severe scoliosis is 90%. Individuals with severe scoliosis often experience chronic pain; headaches, loss of balance.


Severe scoliosis is a serious condition often recommended for surgical treatment. At Sunset Chiropractic & Wellness we offer the only non-surgical, non-bracing Scoliosis treatment program available today that can successfully combat the symptoms of severe scoliosis. Certified by Clear™.

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