Exercises Options for Scoliosis#1

Reference:Reference: Kirsner K & Colby L 1990 Therapeutic Exercise: Foundation and techniques. 2nd Ed.FA Davis, Philadelphia. pp.356-7

Although not proven in a study to date, a structured and supervised exercise program may be effective in controlling the progression of a scoliotic curve in adolescents.

To stretch the tight structures on the concave side (left):

Exercise #1:


  • Stabilize the iliac crests with the patient in prone lying
  • Have the patient reach overhead with the arm on the concave sive
  • At the same time reach towards the knee with the arm on the convex sidePosted on: January 25, 2002

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