Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a disorder in which there is a sideways curve of the spine, or backbone. Curves are often S-shaped or C-shaped. In most people, there is no known cause for this curve.

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Can Pilates help Scoliosis?

Scoliosis is a chronic spinal condition, not particularly a disease. It’s a hot topic in the Pilates world, and in the hands of a skilled instructor, Pilates can excel in the long-term training needed to help change the many factors involved in the distorted spine and unbalanced musculature associated with scoliosis. In this article, I’ll introduce you to scoliosis and provide some guidelines and Pilates exercises for working with these clients.

 

Can Yoga help Scoliosis?

In fact, a man that is suffering from severe scoliosis shared that yoga really helps him find his centre, strengthen his core, decrease his pain, and focus on his breathing. Scoliosis itself does not cause pain, but compensating for a curved spine may cause muscles in the body to become painful.

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Can Rehabilitation help Scoliosis?

The most common form of scoliosis are; exercises; braces and surgery. Methods and modules of rehabilitation are described in more detail within this review. Out-patient physiotherapy, In-patient rehabilitation and correct braces used in the rehabilitation of patients with scoliosis should be pattern specific as described to be current ‘Best Practice’.

 

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