College Of The Canyons – Banner
Patterson’s Collision Center – Banner
Green Convergence – Sun Power – Banner
Nothing Bundt Cakes – Banner
IHOP – Banner
Newhall Land – Banner
Adage IT – Banner
Academy Swim Club – Banner
Facey – Banner
Valencia United Methodist Church – Luau Lunch – Banner
Brent’s Carpet One – Banner
All Americans Bail Bonds – Banner
Union Bank – Banner
SCV Chinese School – Banner
SCV Chinese School – Banner 2
Newhall School District – Public Hearing – Banner
Action Family Counseling – Banner
Simply Taylored – Banner
AV Party Rental – Banner
Beyond Harmony – Banner
Galpin Motors – Banner
Valencia United Methodist Church – Under God’s Sea – Banner
Hugo Naturals – Banner
Disco Fever – Banner
It is forecast to be Clear at 7:00 PM PDT on May 04, 2015
Home » Santa Clarita News » Does Scoliosis Really Matter?

Does Scoliosis Really Matter?

karenapinkby Karena Thek Lineback

The answer: Maybe; Maybe not.  Depends on a couple of things:

#1: How exaggerated is your curve? and

#2: Are you in pain?


Most everyone has a cute little curve happening in the spine but it’s to such a slight degree that doing nothing about it is usually the best way to go unless the curve is creating pain.  Sometimes someone with a 10-degree curve might be experiencing pain while someone with a 50-degree curve has no pain at all.  The difference in pain levels may have to do with what created the curve in the first place.

Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking news alerts delivered right to your inbox

As an adult, scoliosis can be pain-induced. If something in your back is hurting, you’ll move your spine in a ‘creative’ direction to avoid the pain.  Just today, I had someone ask me, ‘Why am I walking like I’m old’.   I said, ‘You don’t look like you are walking old, you look like you are walking to avoid pain.’  It just so happens, that older people tend to deal with more pain so certain postures and gaits look ‘old’ to us.

If you have had chronic back pain and the x-rays and mri’s reveal a scoliosis, it may be time to consider doing something about it. Exercise has become a proven method for reducing curves and the accompanying pain and discomfort.  [read: bracing and surgery may not be necessary.] For a look at several studies related to the reduction of curves using exercise, visit See the blog page.

The problem with using exercise to lessen the curve and pain of scoliosis is that it can be tough to do on your own, until now.  Scolio-Pilates, by yours truly, is being released late February 2011; a short 8 years after my first book, OsteoPilates.  In any case, the book takes the complicated task of elongating, de-rotating, and aligning the scoliotic spine and makes it a step-by-step process easy to follow by the professional and the client alike.

For more information about correcting your scoliosis with exercise, please feel free to contact us or visit our website for more information.  Good luck!  661.260.1609

Does Scoliosis Really Matter?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

About KHTS AM 1220

All American Bail Bonds – News Banner
Beyond Harmony – News Banner
College Of The Canyons – News Banner
AV Party Rental – News Banner
Hugo Naturals – News Banner
Academy Swim Club – News Banner
Action Family Counseling – News Banner
Academy Swim Club – Tile
College Of The Canyons – Tile
Newhall Land – Tile
Brent’s Carpet One – Tile
Union Bank – Tile
Patterson’s Collision Center – Tile