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How to Do Scoliosis Treatment Exercises

Posted by: | Posted on: April 16, 2019

Scoliosis is a serious medical condition that affects between 5 and 7 million people in the United States alone. What is scoliosis? It is best characterized by a bending of the curvature of the spine from side to side. While scoliosis can cause a lot of pain in the patient, it is also curable with physical therapy.

Out of all of them, the best form of scoliosis treatment is the Schroth method, which decreases pain, reforms the spine and improves mobility and stability.

Initial consultations are used for screening to diagnose the curvature direction, the exact kind of scoliosis, and magnitude and location of the condition. Here are some top scoliosis exercises that allows you to get a jump-start on your healing.

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Breathing: Believe it or not, scoliosis has a lot to do with how you breathe. Patients are taught breathing exercises both sitting down and standing up.

Concentrating on enlarging the compressed area of your ribcage when inhaling and constricting it during exhaling helps to restructure your ribs in a healthy way and enhances your ability to breathe for longer and more deeply.

Isometric Postures: The Schroth method teaches clients certain forms of standing, sitting or lying down often bring on scoliosis. Re-teaching the pelvis and spine to adopt certain positions greatly alleviates pain. This often means tightening the core muscles during specific postures to reverse bad curvature.

Walking: Part of scoliosis diagnosis almost always involves watching the client walk around normally. Scoliosis can form when the pelvis pivots in such a way that causes lumbar abnormalities, pain, and hip bone inconsistencies.

Correcting the pelvis to work at certain degrees and rotations betters its alignment with the spine, leading to increased flexibility and control.





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