The most important thing you can do for your child is educate yourself on Scoliosis. Patients who chose us do so after careful evaluation. This website is designed to be a resource for parents and patients to become more familiar with the options available for Scoliosis treatment. Our expertise in spinecor bracing comes after many years and thousands of patients. We invite you to learn. Since 2004 Dr. Deutchman and I have used the Spinecor brace for hundreds... Read more
Marc J. Lamantia B.S.,M.S.,D.C., DACNB
Dr. Lamantia is a Board Certified Chiropractic Neurologist and has completed over 1000 hours of post graduate education. He is an Adjunct Faculty member at New York and Life Chiropractic College West, and is currently pursuing his MS/PhD in Clinical Neuro-psychology rehabilitation at Touro College, Bayshore NY.
Current and future research projects include the identification of neurological patterns of dysfunction in scoliosis patients, and non-surgical interventions which are effective in reducing spinal curvatures. His unique training and many years of clinical experience are invaluable in the management of both adolescent and adult scoliosis cases.
Dr. Lamantia is also a Founding Member of the International Society of Scoliosis Orthopedic Rehabilitation Treatment (SOSORT),
Major Lectures / Publications
2003 "Vestibulo-spinal Therapy in Parkinsonian Patients"
St. Josephs Hospital, Queens NY
2003 "Electronystagmographic evaluation in the treatment of Movement Disorders" New York Hospital, Queens NY
2003 "Balance Therapy and Chiropractic Neurology"
Peninsula Hospital, New York, NY
2003 "Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Spectroscopy & ENG"
Rhode Island Bar Association, Providence RI
2003 "Oculomotor Functional Improvement in Braced Scoliotic Patients"
Research Abstract Published in Pediatric Rehabilitation, Jan 2004
2004 "Evaluation and Management of the Scoliosis Patient"
Author/Instructor- New York Chiropractic College
2004 "Oculomotor Functional Improvement in Braced Scoliotic Patients"
International Conference of Conservative Treatments of Spinal Deformities, Barcelona Spain, Jan 2004- Presenter/Lead Author
2004 "Evaluation and Management of the Dizziness Patient"
Author/Instructor New York Chiropractic College
2005 "Head Lateral Flexion as a Consequence of Vestibular Dysfunction"
The American Journal of Clinical Chiropractic; July 2005 Vol. 15, Iss.3.
2005 "Adult Scoliosis Management with the Spinecor Device"- 1st Consensus Meeting of the European Spinecor Study Group, Alicante, Spain September 19th - 20th 2005 Author/Presenter
2005 "Chiropractic Management of the Scoliosis Patient"- Three Part series Author / The Chiropractic Journal Oct-Dec 2005
2005 "How to Become the Scoliosis Professional in Your Community" Chiropractic Economics Issue #14 October 5, 2005- Author
2006 "Evidence Based treatment of patients with vestibular dysfunction" Symposium on Evidenced Based Treatment In Chiropractic Practice New York Chiropractic College in Conjunction with New York State Chiropractic Association and New York Chiropractic Council.- Presenter
2007 "A retrospective study of thirty six (36) consecutive scoliotic patients with vestibular hypofunction" Presented at the 4th annual International Conference on the Conservative Management of Spinal Deformities. Northeastern University, Boston MA.
2008 Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis- A case study of a 13yo with a 62 degree curvature. American Chiropractor April 2008
1992-1996 Logan College of Chiropractic, Doctor of Chiropractic degree (D.C.)
Clinical Proficiency Certificate-Physical Therapeutics, Structural Radiographic technique and analysis
1988-1992 NCAA Division 1 Student Athlete- Lacrosse
1988-1992 Towson State University, Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.)
2001 Diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD, Learning Disabilities and Behavioral Disorders- Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies
2001-2004 Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies in Clinical Neurology
2003 "Evaluation & Management of the Patient with Dizziness"-25 hours
New York University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education
2003 Awarded Diplomate Status by the American Chiropractic Neurology Board (N.O.C.A. Accredited)
2003 Certification Interactive Metronome Therapist (CIMT)
2004 "Dizziness and The Cervical Spine", North American Seminars 15 hours CME
2004 Spinecor Certification Training, St. Justine Pediatric Hospital.
2004 Vestibular Rehabilitation Certification Program (Accredited by the American Chiropractic Neurology Board), Modules 1-6
2006- 2008- Awarded a Masters Degree in Clinical Neuropsychology Rehabilitation from Touro College
Present MS/PhD Candidate program for Clinical Rehabilitation Neuropsychology at Touro College/Leeds Metropolitan University