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What are some exercises for someone with extreme scoliosis and lordosis?

What are some exercises for someone with extreme scoliosis and lordosis?

Core strengthening: Core strengthening and stretching exercises can be generally helpful, but they have not been shown to help the size of the scoliosis itself. So e patients with increased lumbar lordosis will have subtle hip flexion contractors and so stretching out the hips is important. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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What are treatments for scoliosis with a 42 degree curve?

What are treatments for scoliosis with a 42 degree curve?

Depends: At 42 degrees with progression of curve and/or pain, a surgical recommendation can be made to treat a scoliosis. There are patients who do not have surgery, since their curves are stable with minimal or no progression. For patients with stable curves, non-corrective treatments, such as therapy or exercise, are based upon symptoms like discomfort. ...Read more

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Can yoga and Pilates cure scoliosis?

Can yoga and Pilates cure scoliosis?

No: Over hundreds of years, the medical field has tried hundreds of things to cure scoliosis. This has included strengthening exercises, physical therapy, chiropractic care, estim, traction, yoga, pilates, and many other things. Nothing has ever been shown to help. Mild cases don't usually need treatment. Severe cases need surgery. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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I have mild cervical spine dextroconvex scoliosis.Can you recommend me correction exercises or a health site that provide explained exercises for this?

I have mild cervical spine dextroconvex scoliosis.Can you recommend me correction exercises or a health site that provide explained exercises for this?

More info needed: It sounds like you were evaluated by a specialist who made the diagnosis. If you have not, then consider an evaluation with an orthopedic surgeon. You may be prescribed a course of physical therapy and you will be taught proper exercises. ...Read more

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Are there any workout routines for scoliosis curvature?

Scoliosis exercises: Depends on cause of scoliosis. Recommend www.Iscoliosis.Com web site for videos of exercises. Exercise is the cornerstone of treatment for mild to moderate scoliosis. ...Read more

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What treatments should I get for moderate scoliosis and a reverse neck curve?

Yoga: Yoga and pilates are the best non surgical treatments for scoliosis. For more information about scoliosis, visit www.eSpine.com ...Read more

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What is the best exercise for moderate mid lumbar dextroconvex scoliosis?

What is the best exercise for moderate mid lumbar dextroconvex scoliosis?

Core: It is somewhat controversial, but in general it is not felt that there are any exercises that help scoliosis. That being said, it is generally good to keep your core strong. ...Read more

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What are some good excercises for adult scoliosis?

What are some good excercises for adult scoliosis?

Some ideas: If you can, work with a pilates instructor who can cue you on alignment while strengthening you in the best possible position. Also try working long term with a good osteopathic physician who does gentle manipulation. Find online via biodo.Com, cranialacademy.Com, academyofosteopathy.Org. Feldenkrais and alexander bodywork techniques and exercises very useful as well. ...Read more

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Please suggest some upper back strengthening excercises in order to relieve pain occuring intermittently; have mild dextroscoliosis of thoracic spine.?

Please suggest some upper back strengthening excercises in order to relieve pain occuring intermittently; have mild dextroscoliosis of thoracic spine.?

Consult PT first: A consultation with a physical therapist is the best way to learn exercises. After evaluation, the pt and you plan a program. Besides handouts, the pt will watch you perform exercises to be sure you do them correctly. "treat your own back" by robin mackenzie is a very good resource, however, go to a certified mackenzie physical therapist and clinic before starting to be safe. ...Read more

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What can be done for 60yo with intolerable pain associated with worsening scoliosis, herniated discs, osteoporosis beyond nsaids, pt, water exercises?

What can be done for 60yo with intolerable pain associated with worsening scoliosis, herniated discs, osteoporosis beyond nsaids, pt, water exercises?

Tried a pain doctor?: I am guessing you have, but if not one may be able to help. A back surgeon, neurosurgeon or orthopedic, may also have something to offer. ...Read more

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Is scoliosis spinal surgery bad for your flexibility?

Fused not flexible: The reason for scoliosis surgery is to correct the deformity and/or prevent any worsening. To do this, a fusion is done which essentially stops any motion through those fused areas. However, flexibility in terms of bending can be maintained by keeping your leg and hip muscles flexible ...Read more

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How severe is scoliosis with a curve of 30 degrees?

Mild: This is a fairly small curve. For people who are young (child or adolescent) it may need watching to see if it worsens (gets larger). A young and middle-aged adult with a curve of this size tends to stay the same until later in life (usually age in the sixties and beyond). ...Read more

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28 old female with mild dextroscoliosis of thoracic spine.Pls suggest some suitable back strengthening excercise sinc i hv upper backpain sometimes.?

28 old female with mild dextroscoliosis of thoracic spine.Pls suggest some suitable back strengthening excercise sinc i hv upper backpain sometimes.?

If mild don't worry : Mild scoliosis does not need any specific treatment. In terms of the upper back pain occasionally , try some core strengthening exercises including yoga or pilates or taking short breaks to avoid a a continuous load or stress on your back. All exercise if done regularly helps. ...Read more

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Which exercises for a c curve to the right thoracic scoliosis?

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Which exercises for a c curve to the right thoracic scoliosis?

Normal exercises: The exercises for a scoliosis are no different than that for anyone with back pain, because exercise has not been shown to alter the curve of a scoliosis - basic strengthening and range of motion and overall conditioning will help almost anyone with back pain. ...Read more

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BiLat lumbar facial fat herniation +Danlos, +athletic season, tx options?! Occasional restricted motion/severe pain (usually no or mild mod pain)

BiLat lumbar facial fat herniation +Danlos, +athletic season, tx options?! Occasional restricted motion/severe pain (usually no or mild mod pain)

Fibromyalgia: 34 y fem w. low back pain, dysautonomia, migraine, insomnia & Ehlers-Danlos has symptoms of Fibromyalgia, FM. British MD's aware association Hypermobility Syndrome & FM. Loose joints beget tilted body tower struggling to remain upright as repetitive gravitational stress causes joint subluxations, autonomic impingements & soft tissue spasm/pain. Aquatherapy, yoga, massage, walking & cannabis help. ...Read more

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What is moderate levoconvex lumbar scoliosis?

What is moderate levoconvex lumbar scoliosis?

A left curvature in : Lower back with the convex or outside part of the curve or scoliosis on the left side of the body with moderate meaning a curve degree between 20-40 degrees in this region. Curves in lumbar spine can be associated with back pain due to its altered mechanics (which can increase degeneration ) and curve may worsen with age due to further degenerative changes as well as and/or loss of bone density. ...Read more

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What exercise is there to strengthen abs with a lumbar fusion? Safe exercise! the fusion is 15 yrs old with leg pain.

What exercise is there to strengthen abs with a lumbar fusion?  Safe exercise! the fusion is 15 yrs old with leg pain.

Postop exercises: 15 years postop, there is nothing i would restrict you from doing as long as it didn't create discomfort. I would suggest less emphasis on abs, and more emphasis on core for back pain. Pilates, yoga, piyo are great options. If you are dead set on abs exercises, then any program you like is fine. There are a million different versions: insanity, p90x all have great abs workouts as part of their dvd. ...Read more

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