Thank you for your interest in our unique and revolutionary system of scoliosis care. You may be wondering what separates the ScoliSMART™ brand from other clinics or treatment options. First of all, the ScoliSMART™ brand is not a specific treatment, but rather, a promise of integrity. When you choose one of our doctors you are choosing an expert in the field of non invasive scoliosis diagnosis, treatment and management.
We are a focused group of doctors who have dedicated our careers to finding a better way to successfully treat scoliosis. All of our certified doctors are Fellows of the International Chiropractic Scoliosis Board. Our group of doctors has published scoliosis research, presented at SOSORT (International Society on Scoliosis Orthopedic Rehabilitation and Treatment), written hundreds of scoliosis articles, patented innovative exercise equipment, and taught post graduate classes on the topic of non-surgical treatment of scoliosis.
We lead and operate dedicated scoliosis practices that are patient focused. We offer a variety of techniques, diagnostics, and management strategies to best serve you or your child’s needs. We strive to make it easy for patients to succeed at avoiding invasive scoliosis procedures by minimizing the risk of progression and ultimately providing an effective program to alter the natural course of scoliosis, long-term.
We practice in an environment of informed choice based on four principles
- Scoliosis treatment is tailored to the individual
- The alignment of your spine is controlled by your brain
- In order to permanently alter the alignment of your spine we must engage the areas of your brain that control alignment
- The most effective way to engage the alignment areas of your brain is to Un-Lock the Spine (i.e., increase flexibility) and Re-Train muscle memory using ScoliSMART™ exercises
This core understanding allows our doctors to provide excellence in scoliosis treatment and management. Offering new and innovative scoliosis equipment, combined with our clinical experience. Ensure positive outcomes for patients and families.
Dr. Aatif Siddiqui
Dr. Aatif Siddiqui "Dr. Sid", director of Esprit Wellness located in New York City, graduated from Life Chiropractic University in Marietta, Georgia in 1997 with a concentration in nutrition and exercise physiology and is Board certified in NY and NJ. Dr. Sid has been practicing in New York City for over fifteen years and specializes in the reduction and stabilization of scoliosis. His clinical experience includes early onset of scoliosis treatments, severe spinal deformity treatment, and non-surgical scoliosis management with extensive training in both bracing and non-brace alternatives for scoliosis correction. Dr. Sid holds the unique distinction of being the only doctor in the Northeast and one of only three doctors nationwide to hold dual advanced post graduate certifications in bracing and non-bracing techniques for scoliosis correction being advanced certified in SpineCor dynamic flexible bracing, as well as certified in ScoliSMART™ Activity Suit. This distinction affords him a unique perspective, experience, and education regarding alternative scoliosis treatment success.
Dr. Sid has trained doctors from all over the world on how to effectively treat and manage scoliosis patients of all ages and has published articles on topics ranging from scoliosis to health and wellness. Dr. Sid's established track record of success demonstrating long term scoliosis reduction has earned his position on our team of scoliosis treatment providers.
Dr. Brian T. Dovorany
Dr Brian T Dovorany, director of ScoliSMART Clinics Wisconsin, located in Green Bay, graduated cum-laude from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1997 where he received recognition and was awarded a merit for his clinical excellence. He is currently Board certified in the state of Wisconsin and has been in private practice for over 18 years specializing in the reduction and stabilization of scoliosis. Prior to pursuing his doctorate he graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee with a bachelor's degree in premedical sciences. Dr. Dovorany previously held a position on the board of advisors for CLEAR Scoliosis Institute as chairman of the doctor education committee and was the lead advanced instructor for treatment application. Dr. Dovorany is an instructor for the Scoliosis Diplomate Program accredited by the American Association of Integrative Medicine and has developed several neuro-muscular training techniques for scoliosis correction. He is the inventor of the patent pending Scoliosis Torso Trainer™ currently used by over 50 clinics worldwide. He has presented and published the effectiveness his invention at the SOSORT Orthopedic Conference in 2013.
Dr. Dovorany has written qualification exams and evaluated cases from other clinics for professional certification purposes. He has successfully treated hundreds of scoliosis patients of all ages creating customized treatment plans to ensure long term reduction and stability. Dr. Dovorany has trained doctors from around the world how to successfully create custom neuromuscular training systems to which effectively recruit new muscle memory to reduce and stabilize scoliosis in adults and children. Dr. Dovorany is dedicated to the successful treatment of spinal curvature and has a proven track record of success demonstrating long term scoliosis reduction and has earned his position on our team of ScoliSMART treatment providers.
In addition, Dr. Dovorany enjoys boating, skiing, and drumming, he has been married to his wife Abigail for 22 years and has two beautiful daughters.
Dr. Clayton J. Stitzel
As a leader amongst scoliosis specialists in PA, Dr. Stitzel is regarded as one of the foremost experts on scoliosis exercise based treatments. A native to Pennsylvania, Dr. Clayton J. Stitzel, knew from early on that he wanted to serve those with scoliosis in Pennsylvania. To achieve this goal Dr. Stitzel attended Penn State University where he received his bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Kinesiology before attending the Palmer College of Chiropractic where he received a Doctorate in Chiropractic Medicine. Dr. Stitzel was inducted into Palmer College’s research fraternity where he also received research honors. He is also a national and international lecturer on non-invasive scoliosis treatment and co-developed the scoliosis traction chair. Dr. Stitzel now operates a private practice that is dedicated to providing the best scoliosis treatment in Pennsylvania.
Dr. Mark Morningstar
Dr. Morningstar graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2002. He was inducted into the Chi Rho Theta Chiropractic Research Honor Society for scientific research he co-authored as a chiropractic medical student. His practice focuses on the rehabilitation of scoliosis and other neurological disorders. Dr. Morningstar is the current president of the International Chiropractic Scoliosis Board. He lectures internationally on the topic of scoliosis, has published several medical studies on scoliosis treatment, and has presented to scientific societies on scoliosis treatment and postural rehabilitation. He received his PhD in Health Services in 2011. Dr. Morningstar is certified in manipulation under anesthesia (MUA), a procedure that works very well at restoring joint mobility and reducing pain in adult patients with scoliosis. He is a peer reviewer board member for several medical journals, and currently serves as the editor-in-chief for the Journal of Scoliosis Rehabilitation.
He currently practices in Grand Blanc and Richmond, MI, in the nationally-recognized Natural Wellness and Pain Relief Centers, where he has been for over 10 years. "Being in a multidisciplinary practice gives me a unique ability to help patients with scoliosis as comprehensively as possible," says Dr. Morningstar. He is also author of the book Scoliosis and ARC3D Therapy: Restoring Hope With Non-Surgical Treatment by Infinity Publishing. Dr. Morningstar is the developer of the ScoliSMART™ Activity Suit, the first activity suit designed specifically for scoliosis patients to help them accomplish their normal daily activities. He is a founding member of the Society on Scoliosis Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Treatment (SOSORT). His ongoing research interests are in the neuroendocrine origins of scoliosis development. He says "My goal is that there comes a point in time where no child needs scoliosis surgery because we have the means of identifying it before it starts, thereby correcting the genetic and environmental influences very early on in scoliosis development."