Hope for an S-Shaped Back
The Schroth method has been shown to be effective in the management of scoliosis. During these exercises there is a conscious connection of the mind to the body to assist in the alignment of the spine. One of the most important aspects of this technique is that the conscious connection, alignment and postural corrections are applied to your activities during the day. How you sit, stand, walk, and perform daily activities can effect the curve. Therefore, it is essential to seek a certified professional in the Schroth method to gain new tools to assist in the management of your scoliosis throughout your day and for the rest of your life.
My hope as a physical therapist is that this article increases awareness and interest to the public to seek out treatment. Don't give up, there is always hope.
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Nancy Sherratt (guest blogger)
JJHC Scoliosis Physical Therapist