Dr. Clayton J. Stitzel


Get to know Dr. Clayton Stitzel

As a leader amongst scoliosis specialists in Pennsylvania, Dr. Stitzel is regarded as one of the foremost experts on scoliosis exercise-based treatments. A native to Pennsylvania, Dr. Clayton 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. Clayton 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.


  • Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology, Penn State University
  • Clinical Doctorate, Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • Full member, Chi Rho Theta research society
  • Fellow, International Chiropractic Scoliosis Board (ICSB)
  • Certified, ScoliSMART™ Activity Suit
  • Certified, Manipulation Under Anesthesia (MUA)
  • Author of numerous peer-reviewed journal publications