A 23-year-old male asked:
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has anybody heard of rolfing and does it work to correct scoliosis? please lmk

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Rolfing: Rolfing is like a very deep form of tissue massage. I personally think it is great (it done by someone who is good at it). However, I don't know of it as a correction for scoliosis or any specific ailments.
Answered on May 22, 2017

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