Category Archives: Physical Therapy

Therapy/Exercises: How to Be Sure They’re Done Without Nagging

In my opinion, even if you don’t believe therapy exercises can help reduce curve progression, torso strengthening exercises should be performed by braced children to help prevent atrophy which could be caused by being braced for 18 to 21 hours … Continue reading

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Exercises and Stretching for Scoliosis

Though our girls wear braces, we don’t put all our “stock” in these.  We believe specific stretches and exercises can actually help the scoliosis.  But, at a minimum, we think brace wearers should do some core strengthening just to offset … Continue reading

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Spinal Dynamics and Schroth – Part 2

As described in this post, we went to Spinal Dynamics to learn Schroth (and some SEAS) therapy, last year.  So, what is Schroth, and what does it do? Disclaimer Before continuing, since I get into some detail about therapy methodology, … Continue reading

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Could One Yoga Pose Improve Scoliosis Cobb Angles?

I found a link on the Scoliosis Warriors Facebook page, today, to an article on Medical News Today about a study regarding doing side planks to treat scoliosis.  I’ve had my daughters doing side planks as part of their exercise … Continue reading

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Our Trip to Spinal Dynamics – Part 1

A couple weeks ago, my family spent a week at Spinal Dynamics, in Milwaukee, WI doing primarily Schroth but also some SEAS physical therapy training for my daughters’ scoliosis. For those who may not know, Schroth and SEAS (Scientific Exercise … Continue reading

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