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Rigo Cheneau TLSO: Rising Above the Status Quo

Custom Braces:

There are several types of scoliosis back braces out there. Most are designed to maximize curve correction when the brace is worn while also promoting the gradual straightening of that curve over time. Many feel restrictive, but the Rigo Cheneau thoracic lumbar sacral orthosis (TLSO) brace works uniquely and effectively without excessive restrictiveness. The Rigo … Continued

Bracing and Schroth Physical Therapy

Success Stories:

The team at the National Scoliosis Center has been life-changing in many ways. Upon receiving our daughter’s diagnosis with idiopathic Scoliosis we were left confused and frustrated in our course of action. A great deal of research lead us to Luke and we are very thankful that we found him. He was wonderful in getting … Continued


Do all scoliosis patients wear braces? No, in some cases, a brace is not needed when the curvature is mild and in other cases when the curvature is determined to be too great surgery might be needed. A mild curvature may be watched to show signs of progression and may never need bracing. Physical therapy … Continued

About National Scoliosis Center

National Scoliosis Center (NSC) is a full-service center that is 100% dedicated to using non-surgical, evidence-based medical techniques to treat scoliosis as well as providing educational resources, support groups, a friendly smile, and encouragement. We understand that a diagnosis of scoliosis can be scary and the idea of wearing a brace can be worrisome, and … Continued

Fairfax Office

Fairfax Office 3023 Hamaker Court, Suite LL50 Fairfax, VA 22031 Get Directions (703) 849-8808 [email protected] Note: If you email us and do not receive an email response within 48 hours, please follow up with a telephone call. National Scoliosis Center in Fairfax, Virginia is our headquarters—founded by Luke Stikeleather. This location offers the Rigo Cheneau … Continued

Don’t Miss the Curve! Screen Your Child or Teen for Scoliosis!

Scoliosis Insights:

June is National Scoliosis Awareness Month According to Luke Stikeleather, Founder, President, and Chief Orthotist at National Scoliosis Center, “Early detection of scoliosis is the key to providing a child the opportunity to be treated with conservative treatment options, such as bracing, and helping them avoid the need for surgery.” Some things to know about … Continued

Choosing the Right Scoliosis Back Brace

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If your child’s orthopedist or pediatrician has recommended bracing as a non-operative treatment for scoliosis, you will find various options. The number of choices for these braces can be confusing but, with the help of a knowledgeable and caring orthotist, you will find the right brace for your child. Let’s start with the Rigo Cheneau Brace. This … Continued