We get many questions from parents and kids about scoliosis and sports. Each case of scoliosis is unique and must be considered individually but in this post we will try and overview a few things to be aware of. In general, we wholeheartedly encourage athletic participation and participation in gym class for kids with scoliosis… Read More

Yoga for scoliosis is a popular trend but many poses can cause long-term problems when performed properly, or improperly. Christa Lehnert-Schroth, PT shares my concerns and she and I have discussed the harms of yoga for scoliosis at length. Our stance on yoga is unpopular with some, and in direct opposition to what some ill-informed… Read More

No one hates exercise more than I do. It’s a constant struggle. Thank goodness for an occasional sunny day and friends to walk with, or exercise might not happen for me. This morning, an unusually beautiful one for December in New England, I was panting my way around the local track, and for some reason… Read More

Scoliosis Exercise Study: The efficacy of Schroth’s 3-dimensional exercise therapy in the treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis in Turkey      Saadet Otman, PT, PhD, Nasire Kose, PT, PhD, Tavuz Yakut, PT, PhD.  The above referenced study highlights results during a Schroth outpatient rehabilitation program for adolescents. The purpose was to determine effectiveness of Schroth… Read More

In a recent NSF forum, someone queried what a scoliosis patient might do to breathe easier. The Schroth Method breathing exercises for scoliosis can help patients improve respiratory function. In my clinical experience, patients with thoracic curves, whether adolescent or adult, have experienced improved pulmonary function after incorporating Schroth scoliosis exercises into daily life. Last… Read More

What Scoliosis 3DC Patients Are Saying

Immediately Made Us Feel Hopeful

“Being a teenage boy, I knew A. needed to feel comfortable with the process and have the right motivation and confidence, and you gave him that. You are a great crew of people.” Read More

The Results Are There!

“She is no longer a candidate for surgery, which is the happiest news we’ve ever heard! Had we stuck with the traditional methods, I have no doubt that we would be in a very different place right now. You will not find either a man who cares more or that does a better job than Dr. Marc Moramarco.” Read More