The JLMD Scoliosis & Spinal Deformity Blog

When it comes to the complex topic of spinal deformities, our condition and treatment pages can only begin to scratch the surface. For example… Do you have a rare spinal deformity—like Adult Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome (ATSCS)—that doesn’t receive much press? Or, perhaps your child has idiopathic scoliosis—admittedly, a much more common condition than ATSCS— but you need to ask a less “common” question, like: “Can genetic testing predict how severe my child’s condition will become?”

You can find all of these topics—and much more—in our ever-expanding library of spinal deformity content. Access our blog to discover the latest advancements in minimally invasive spine surgery. Or, learn how non-surgical treatment options, like physical therapy, can enhance the quality of your life. Get to know more about Dr. Lowenstein’s philosophy of patient care. And, receive expert advice directly from an industry-leading specialist in spinal deformity care. But, most importantly of all: Find out how you (or your child) can enjoy an active, healthy life, completely free of pain! Check our blog regularly to discover innovative (and scientific) tips to manage your pain!

Top Scoliosis Pain Symptoms & Solutions Are you bothered by unremitting scoliosis pain? How can you relieve the symptoms… when you can barely walk? Believe it or not, there are actually some simple techniques that you can use on your own to ease the pain. More severe cases of scoliosis pain, however, may require a […]

12 Scoliosis Exercises for Pain Relief Do you have scoliosis? If so, did you know that certain exercises can counteract your curve progression and keep your back strong? Believe it or not, bracing and pain medications are not your only nonsurgical options when it comes to treating scoliosis. In fact, scoliosis exercises are an excellent […]

“Spondylolisthesis vs. Spondylolysis” with Dr. Jason Lowenstein In this brief interview, Dr. Jason Lowenstein, Director of Scoliosis & Spinal Deformity for the Atlantic Health System, explains the difference between spondylolisthesis vs. spondylolysis to Bill Parisi, founder of the Parisi Speed School. Spondylolisthesis (aka, a slipped vertebra) and spondylolysis (aka, a fractured vertebra) are two conditions […]

Cheri Donnelly, Nationally Ranked Ice Skating Champion, Back on Ice After Scoliosis Surgery Cheri Donnelly, a three-time national figure skating medalist, discovered the art of ice skating when she was just 11-years-old. A natural gymnast, Cheri had already mastered many complicated skills, including backflips, handsprings, and layouts, outside of the rink. Recruiting that same impeccable […]

Advanced Techniques and Experience Make Dr. Lowenstein a Leader in Spinal Disorder Treatment Dr. Jason E. Lowenstein is a spine and scoliosis surgeon. He practices at The Advanced Spine Center, along with his partners Dr. Charles A. Gatto and Dr. George S. Naseef. He is a board­-certified, fellowship-trained spine surgeon, and serves as the director of Scoliosis […]

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