Spine Clinic

The Southwest Scoliosis Spine Clinic   Innovative Diagnosis and Treatment Our spine doctors see patients with all different kinds of spine disease, from the most common to the most difficult or uncommon. As such, the practice prioritizes nonsurgical medical...

When Spine Surgery is Necessary

When Spine Surgery is Necessary Do you have persistent backaches that don’t seem to go away? Back pain is one of the most frequent chronic problems in the United States. If you’ve been suffering from significant back pain for a long time, it’s normal...

Scoliosis Causes and Symptoms

Scoliosis Causes and Symptoms Scoliosis, a spinal defect with an abnormal sideways curvature of the spine, has numerous symptoms & links to many different causes.  Diagnosing Scoliosis of the Spine? Normally, the spine contains a forward-backward curve but when...

Where do our Patients come from?

Where did our Patients come from in 2021? Despite 2021 being under the influence of Covid-19, the Southwest Scoliosis Institute was able to successfully implement health safety protocols in order to see and treat approximately 2000 patients.  Of those patients,...

Severe Scoliosis

Severity Definition of Scoliosis The Cobb Angle helps determine the severity of scoliosis and measuring can occur via x-ray images. The higher the Cobb Angle, the more severe the case. Mild Scoliosis Mild Scoliosis exists when the Cobb Angle is more than 10° but...

Scoliosis Arthritis

Can Scoliosis Cause Arthritis? Scoliosis, a spinal condition, involves an abnormal curvature of the spine — most often first diagnosed in childhood or adolescence. It can range from a mild curve to a severe disabling one causing several complications.  Scoliosis...