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Best way to exercise for people suffering from thoracic scoliosis?

Best way to exercise for people suffering from thoracic scoliosis?

Any exercise is : Appropriate and none would be contraindicated with a combination of flexibility or stretching, core stabilization and cardiovascular endurance training. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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

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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How to treat scoliosis of the thoracic spine?

How to treat scoliosis of the thoracic spine?

Depends of symptoms: Depending on your symptoms, anything from bracing to surgery might be appropriate (or even nothing at all if you are not having significant issues). Would suggest evaluation from an orthopedic surgeon to outline best treatment options for you. ...Read more

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Mild thoracic scoliosis noted on back xray. What is the clinical sugnificance of this in a 42 year old female?

Mild thoracic scoliosis noted on back xray. What is the clinical sugnificance of this in a 42 year old female?

See details: Probably not much. Mild scoliosis is fairly common and it may cause some discomfort especially if there are secondary osteoarthritic changes. Often it produces no symptoms. ...Read more

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My scoliosis curve in thoracic area isnt a transitioning curve but 2 of the circular bones look almost diagonal to each other causes?

My scoliosis curve in thoracic area isnt a transitioning curve but 2 of the circular bones look almost diagonal to each other causes?

Impossible to say...: It is impossible to comment without actually being able to look at the x-rays. Pictures are so dependent on how you are positioned during the picture that to comment on what you perceive is diagonal is impossible and would be of no help to you. You need to sit with your doctor who ordered the x-rays and actually point out what you are concerned about and have him or her explain what you see! ...Read more

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What is minimal right rotation and minimal right thoracic scoliosis?

Minimal issue: The spine is designed to be like a stack of bricks, each level stacked straight and level with the next. there are thin cushions between the levels.Scoliosis defines a curve in any direction.The "thoracic" just means a focus in the spine with ribs. A minimal scoliosis can be how the spine grew, or be how the body deals with chest or back pain.This is common and not worth worrying about. ...Read more

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What are the best exercises for a right thoracic scoliosis condition?

What are the best exercises for a right thoracic scoliosis condition?

Hmm: not a lot of science: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23558442 I suggest a general conditioning program of stretching. A gentle yoga program could help a lot. ...Read more

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Is 23 degrees thoracic and 16 degrees lumbar scoliosis considered severe scoliosis?

Is 23 degrees thoracic and 16 degrees lumbar scoliosis considered severe scoliosis?

No: No, this would be considered a relatively small curve. If the person still had growth left, they would still need to be followed to make sure it did not get bigger. If the person was skeletally mature, it would not even need to be followed. Thank you for your. Question. ...Read more

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Can anything be done for permanent scoliosis? It is based between my cervical and thoracic vertabrae?

Can anything be done for permanent scoliosis? It is based between my cervical and thoracic vertabrae?

Curvature dependent: Scoliosis is often treated nonoperatively. A thorough evaluation by an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in adult scoliosis management would be able to best answer questions pertaining to your specific situation. ...Read more

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Dr. Edward Hellman
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Abnormal Curvature Of The Spine (Definition)

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Scoliosis (Definition)

Scoliosis is a condition where patients have an abnormal curvature of ...Read more