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Can I Do Parkour With Scoliosis
Generally yes: Calisthenics are not likely to damage a pinched nerve root, and they may help. They may aggravate the pain as well, though. This is unlikely to be damaging, but will be uncomfortable, and you should stop if this occurs. The best option is to talk to your doctor and your physical therapist about the exercises you plan to do and whether they might help or make the pain worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
As you like: Severe curves are visible to others, but milder curves are not. You may be more aware of your scoliosis than your friends and acquaintances. Looser clothing will tend to "hide" the curve. No one has a perfect body. Wear clothing that complements you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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See below: You can do all the exewrcises for the upper extremities and if it a walking cast you can use the stepper.Can do all sort of isometric exercises.Sitting down you can do quad estrengthening.Do you have a cast or a boot?Againg all depend of your fx type and ibstructions given by your physician. ...Read more
Flexibillty, strengt: I would work on flexibility for the lower back and legs i would also work on core strengthening for the abdominals and lower back region due to the scoliotic curve, some muscles are stretched more than others which can lead to some muscular pain/ discomfort. ...Read more
Yes: Many people practice yoga with various injuries. The important principle of yoga is that there should be no pain in any posture or flow that you do. If there is, you should modify the posture to one that does not cause pain. Yoga can be strenous but it should not be painful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there good stomach-toning exercises that I easily can do? I have extreme scoliosis and lordosis.
Yes: There are many, many toning exercises for the abdominal region. All of them require effort to do well, so i don't know that the word "easily" really applies. Your back problems will limit motion. Look for exercises, like pilates for example, that use only a slight range of motion but still manage to provide significant toning. And be careful; if it hurts, ease up a bit. Don't over do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: This depends on where your curve is, how large the curve is, how old you are and how symptomatic you are. Most curves do not need to be treated! physical therapy and pain management can be useful. Other curves may be braced or operated on. Speak to a spine surgeon with deformity experience. Good luck! ...Read more
Normally: You should be able to breathe normally. When you first get your brace, it may feel tight and cause you to take frequent, short breaths. Most orthotists have a schedule for wearing a brace that allows you and your body to adjust. Maybe just a short time the first day and then slowly increased time over 2-4 weeks. You should ask the person that made your brace. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have 42 degrees scoliosis and I'm 21. Can exercises straighten me up? I do abdominal exercises. Will it worsen my scoliosis?
What exercise can I do can I do when I have multiple pain issues???? tried, aerobics, yoga, Pilates, & karate
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