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Which yoga positions are good for people with scoliosis?

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Dr. Douglas Linville II
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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Exercise will not change scoliosis in adults or growing children.
That is a proven medical fact. Core exercises, though, are great for anyone with back pain or a tendency for it. So progress flexibility as you tolerate. Don't force motion, as your curve may block some movements. Enjoy!

In brief: Anything

Exercise will not change scoliosis in adults or growing children.
That is a proven medical fact. Core exercises, though, are great for anyone with back pain or a tendency for it. So progress flexibility as you tolerate. Don't force motion, as your curve may block some movements. Enjoy!
Dr. Douglas Linville II
Dr. Douglas Linville II
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: How severe?

If you have severe medical problems get medically cleared.
Yoga Back Poses: Bharadvaja's Twist (Bharadvajasana I), Big Toe Pose (Padangusthasana), Bridge Pose (Setu Bandha Sarvangasana), Cat Pose (Marjaryasana), Chair Pose (Utkatasana), Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana), Cow Pose (Bitilasana) & Crane (Crow) Pose (Bakasana). REF: http://www.yogajournal.com/poses/anatomy/back

In brief: How severe?

If you have severe medical problems get medically cleared.
Yoga Back Poses: Bharadvaja's Twist (Bharadvajasana I), Big Toe Pose (Padangusthasana), Bridge Pose (Setu Bandha Sarvangasana), Cat Pose (Marjaryasana), Chair Pose (Utkatasana), Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana), Cow Pose (Bitilasana) & Crane (Crow) Pose (Bakasana). REF: http://www.yogajournal.com/poses/anatomy/back
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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