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i have scoliosis but trying to get rid of belly fat. sit ups hurt my back, what do you recommend?

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Dr. Ilya Averbuch
46 years experience Pain Management
Diet: Belly fat is a result of consuming too many calories. Change your diet; exercise alone may not help.
Answered on Apr 26, 2014
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Hopefully the tips: From these links would help u. Take care and god bless u! http://www.m.webmd.com/diet/features/the-truth-about-belly-fat. http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/3288270/ http://www.Spine-health.Com/conditions/scoliosis/adult-scoliosis-treatment.
Answered on Apr 26, 2014
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Isometric: If sit-ups hurt your back and you are trying to strengthen your core, then crunches can be a good option.
Answered on Jun 1, 2015

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