Does my insurance cover the ScoliSMART Activity Suit?
Coverage for the ScoliSMART Activity Suit is dependent on your insurance policy’s specific coverage for the code A9300. It is specifically not covered by Medicare or Medicaid per policy of the federal government. You are welcome to contact your insurance carrier and inquire about your coverage for the A9300 code from a non-participating durable medical equipment provider.
What is your Return Policy?
The ScoliSMART Activity Suit cannot be returned for any reason after it is received by the patient.
How much does the ScoliSMART Activity Suit cost?
The total cost of the ScoliSMART Activity Suit is $1,500. This includes the consultation/x-ray to determine if the ScoliSMART Activity Suit is a good treatment option for you, customized suit fitting, and personalized instruction for usage.
Is there a warranty?
There is a 1 year manufactures warranty on replacement parts for manufacturing or material defects.
How long is the appointment?
The consultation/x-ray, fitting, and instruction can be done in a single appointment and generally takes 30-45 min.
Do I take the ScoliSMART Activity Suit home with me immediately after purchase?
No. The ScoliSMART Activity Suit in each fitting center is used for fitting only. Your ScoliSMART Activity Suit will be shipped directly to your home with an instructional DVD and step-by-step user guide ASAP following your purchase.
What is the ScoliSMART Activity Suit?
The patent pending ScoliSMART™ Activity Suit is a light weight neoprene support that works with your body’s natural movements creating new muscle memory while actively reducing and stabilizing adult scoliosis. Unlike rigid scoliosis braces the ScoliSMART™ Activity Suit has been designed through advanced engineering and human bio-mechanical analysis in order to stimulate and engage deep layer spinal muscles while you perform normal activities of daily living. Research has demonstrated that adults who wore the activity suit for just a few hours daily for 6 months reported improved function, decreased pain, and measurable X-Ray improvement.
How is it different from a brace?
Braces, including Spine Cor, are designed to artificially push or pull the spinal curve straighter. The result is a temporary and passive approach that leads to muscle weakening over time. The ScoliSMART Activity Suit has been designed through advanced engineering and human bio-mechanical analysis in order to stimulate and engage deep layer spinal muscles while you perform normal activities of daily living.
Will it help with my pain?
Yes, many of our patients report improvement in quality of life, breathing, and posture.
Do I need to come back to office for additional visits?
Once the ScoliSMART Activity Suit is fitted you do not need to return for additional fittings. Some patients may find it beneficial to work with the doctor at the fitting center to include additional treatment options with the ScoliSMART Activity Suit.
What if my weight changes?
It is generally not a problem, because the material is flexible and the straps can be made as tire as desired. In the event it is an issue, additional specific pieces can be purchased separately.
Can I put it on myself?
Yes. Absolutely. You will receive in office instruction, a customized DVD, and step by step written/pictorial instructions
What activities can or can't I do while wearing the ScoliSMART Activity Suit?
There are no restrictions while wearing the ScoliSMART Activity Suit. Patients are encouraged to avoid activities known to aggravate their condition and the ScoliSMART Activity Suit is not recommended for use while swimming.
Do you offer payment plans?
PayPal offers a 6 month interest free payment plan. Please see PayPal for more info.
What forms of payment do you accept?
We accept VISA, MasterCard, Discover, or PayPal - If you choose to use PayPal, your account must be verified by PayPal before your purchase can be completed. Please verify accounts prior to your appointment.
Can I get just the ScoliSMART Activity Suit for my child under the age of 18 years old?
The ScoliSMART Activity Suit is used as part of a broader approach treatment effort in patients under the age of 18, but can be used as an independent treatment option for adult patients.