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E12: Yoga for Scoliosis

Dr. Andrew Strauss is our co-host for episode 12 of Life Beyond the Curve, Yoga for Scoliosis. As a life-long practitioner of yoga and a CLEAR-certified chiropractor, Dr. Andrew is the perfect co-host for this topic.  Throughout episode 12, Dr. Andrew and Ashley Brewer, the Executive Director of CLEAR Scoliosis...

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Yoga Poses for Scoliosis, and Those to Avoid

As an avid yoga enthusiast and an alternative scoliosis doctor, I’m often asked about the best yoga poses for scoliosis and yoga poses to avoid with scoliosis. When yoga for scoliosis is performed properly, each posture can yield significant benefits.  For many years, yoga has been used as a form of meditation and relaxation, and it has been shown to be...

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Yoga for Scoliosis in Adults

As a doctor who provides alternative noninvasive scoliosis treatment, I am frequently asked about yoga for scoliosis treatment in adults. Does it work? Is it helpful? Can using yoga for scoliosis actually treat scoliosis?  Having implemented many natural and effective forms of alternative scoliosis treatment and helped thousands of scoliosis patients worldwide, I...

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E17: Treatment for Adult Scoliosis

Throughout Episode 17, Dr. Andrew Strauss and host Ashley Brewer discuss the topic of treatment for adult scoliosis. Dr. Andrew has been actively engaged in scoliosis treatment for 37 years, so he is an excellent host for this topic. Throughout the discussion between Ashley and Dr. Strauss you'll hear: About the...

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How to Align Your Back Without a Chiropractor

Many people wonder how to align your back without a chiropractor. It seems appealing because you could save time, money, and the inconvenience of having to leave your house. However, while it might be tempting to try to self-correct your spinal misalignment at home, it is never recommended to do so without the help of a medical professional.  While this article...

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What Are the Best Exercise Programs for Scoliosis?

Scoliosis-specific exercises and scoliosis bracing are the scientifically proven treatment methods for both adults and children. The scoliosis-specific exercise programs that scoliosis clinicians and researchers have come up with are designed to stabilize the spine, reduce the curvature size, and improve the cosmetic appearance of the patient.  So, what are the...

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Weight-Bearing Exercises and Scoliosis

There have been a lot of questions on whether or not exercise is helpful for people with scoliosis. The key is knowing which exercises are good for the condition and which exacerbate its symptoms. Weight-bearing exercise promotes bone health by putting more stress on muscles and joints and working against gravity. Scoliosis and Mobility     I feel like one of the...

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Treatment for Adult Scoliosis

Adult scoliosis can be a debilitating and painful affliction. Proper treatment is essential, as any delay in stabilizing a progressively deteriorating abnormal curvature of the spine can lead to a lifetime of pain and limited mobility. So, how is adult scoliosis treated? The main treatments for adult scoliosis include scoliosis specific exercise routines,...

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Chiropractors Trained in Non-Surgical Scoliosis Treatment are Honored

For Immediate Release St. Cloud, MN - November 27, 2019  On November 1, 2019, CLEAR Scoliosis Institute launched their Fellowship and Senior Fellowship program to their network of 30 plus chiropractors trained in advanced alternative non-surgical scoliosis treatment. Today, CLEAR Scoliosis Institute honors Dr. Dio Kim as the first CLEAR Fellow and Dr. Andrew...

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Scoliosis Information and Helpful Resources

Were you or a loved one recently diagnosed with scoliosis? Or do you want to better understand what a close friend or family member is experiencing? Perhaps you’re looking for support as you maneuver daily life with scoliosis? While there’s a lot of scoliosis information floating around the web, trustworthy information on scoliosis can be hard to find....

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Scoliosis Back Pain and Exercise: 7 Things You Should Know

Although a myth has persisted for many years that there isn’t a link between a curved spine and pain, doctors now recognize that scoliosis does, in fact, increase the chance of back pain in youth and adults. While it may seem counter-intuitive, exercising can actually help reduce and manage scoliosis back pain rather than make it worse....

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Living With Scoliosis: A Scoliosis Patient's Journey to Find Healing

The following post was written by June Hyjek, an award-winning author, speaker, wellness coach and scoliosis patient and advocate. Her books, meditations, and workshops offer hope and encouragement to people experiencing life’s challenges. She is the author of “Unexpected Grace: A Discovery of Healing through Surrender,” an inspirational story of her personal...

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