Treating Mild Scoliosis the Safe Way

Scoliosis is a spinal condition characterized by an abnormal curvature of the spinal column. Typically, it develops in childhood and is more prevalent in girls than boys. At the onset of scoliosis, a person will start to notice a minor curve in their spinal column,...

Good Diet and Nutrition for Scoliosis Patients

Scoliosis is a bone disorder that is characterized by the abnormal curvature of the spinal column. Both adults and children can be diagnosed with scoliosis at any point in their life, though the condition usually manifests during childhood and is usually more...

Does Your Child Need Scoliosis Surgery?

Every child needs strong bones to help them grow. Unfortunately, there are children that suffer from bone or spinal disorders such as scoliosis that can actually hamper their growth process.  Because the curvature of their spinal column is just starting to manifest,...

Working Through Pain

I’ve been hearing it quite a bit. A common theme at the clinic lately has been “working through pain.” Those three words are enough to make a Manhattan Physical Therapy office cringe. A patient recently stated “I felt something tweak in my shoulder so I just dropped...

Benefits of Yoga to Scoliosis Patients

People who suffer from scoliosis often experience more difficulties in their body than just the abnormal curvature of their spine. They also experience pain in the back and around the spinal column, headaches, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, and constant...