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Clinical study shows positive results for two yoga poses to decrease scoliosis curves

From News Medical - November 15, 2017

Continuing clinical research shows strongly positive results for two yoga-like isometric maneuvers to decrease scoliosis curves in 6,000,000 -9,000,000 million Americans, young and old, providing a potentially enormous decrease in health care costs and human misery.

Doing exercises for just a minute or two a day for a few months, patients reduced scoliosis curves enough to avoid painful, embarrassing bracing and to avert the need for expensive and debilitating surgery.

In a 74-person peer-reviewed study, conducted by Loren Fishman, MD, patients averaged 25% -35% reduction in scoliosis curves over 10 months (adults) and 6 months (adolescents).The curves of younger patients were more responsive to the treatment. Curves were measured before and after X-ray by standard Cobb angles.

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