Yoga and scoliosis – should scoliosis patients do yoga? Over the years, yoga has been branded as a methodology and popular trend for scoliosis management and treatment. Today, yoga and scoliosis are commonly and positively associated with each other.  At first glance it would make sense that stretching and strengthening could have a positive impact… Read More

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

The Schroth method made the pages of the NY Times in May, 2014.  I learned this method to help my adolescent daughter with scoliosis in 2002, then officially introduced the effective technique for treating scoliosis to the U.S. in 2007 after becoming the first American practitioner to be certified in Germany. This article has been a… 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

We have been involved in Schroth exercise for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis since 2002. The following post summarizes an important study on Schroth exercise that was published a few years back.  This valuable study, entitled, ‘The efficacy of Schroth’s 3-dimensional exercise therapy in the treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis in Turkey’ is authored by Saadet Otman,… 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

Hope & Empowerment

“She stands tall with the confidence that she now has the power and knowledge to manage her scoliosis and we have a sense of relief at having selected a caring, knowledgeable practitioner.” Read More

Positive, uplifting and rejuvenating

I have tried to write many testimonials and they all have ended up very long and really about me. When I was trying to make a decision on contacting Scoliosis 3DC, I was looking for a story like mine. Through the journey I have made the last several years I have come to the realization… Read More

Rotation and symmetry has improved significantly…

We identified Dr. Marc Moramarco in Boston is THE expert in this field!…Dr. Marc’s expertise and his passion to patients along with the entire team of the friendly staff, especially Amy and Kim…My daughter’s rotation and symmetry has improved significantly, and we know our daughter is in good hands… would highly recommend him! Read More