Dr. Mark Morningstar

Chief Science Officer, ScoliSMART

Get to know Dr. Mark Morningstar

A 2002 graduate from Palmer College, Dr. Mark Morningstar is dedicated to providing the very best scoliosis treatment in Michigan. Focusing his practice on the rehabilitation treatment of scoliosis and other spinal disorders, Dr. Morningstar has grown into becoming the top scoliosis specialist. in Michigan. He offers treatment in Grand Blanc, Michigan at The Natural Wellness & Pain Relief Center (which is an integrated medical clinic). Dr. Morningstar also serves as the current president of the International Chiropractic Scoliosis Board. His academic qualifications include the following:

  • Chi Rho Theta Research Honors Society recipient
  • PhD in Health Services Management
  • Board certified in Spine Medicine 
  • Board certified in Naturopathic Medicine
  • Board certified in Integrative Medicine
  • Board eligible in Clinical Nutrition

Dr. Mark Morningstar’s professional career has been almost exclusively dedicated to patients with scoliosis. His studies have led him to the development of various treatments for idiopathic scoliosis, neuromuscular scoliosis, and some types of congenital scoliosis. He serves as a peer reviewer for major medical journals for studies involving scoliosis and has been an adjunct instructor for several postgraduate chiropractic continuing education courses.

Here are some of his career highlights thus far:

  • Invented the Scoliosis Activity Suit
  • Created the Rotational Midline Assessment, a novel x-ray scoliosis measurement
  • The first physician to identify a series of abnormal neurotransmitter patterns in scoliosis
  • The first physician to identify functional genomic variants in idiopathic scoliosis
  • Appeared on the Sister Wives television series for ScoliSMART treatment
  • Has authored over 60 peer-reviewed research studies
  • Has written 2 books on scoliosis management
  • Is a founding member of the Society on Scoliosis Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Treatment (SOSORT)
  • Has presented scoliosis research at several annual scientific conferences
  • Formulated ScoliPAIN plus, the world’s first multi-dimensional natural pain-relieving
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  • Among a small percentage of chiropractors nationwide (6%) that has hospital privileges
  • Is currently the world’s most highly published chiropractor on the subject of scoliosis
  • Is the host of the increasingly popular podcast Scoliosis World

Our chief science officer is dedicated to continuing to advance the breadth of knowledge of scoliosis, and developing ways of helping the complete scoliosis condition, and helping patients live their best lives with all types of scoliosis.