The Thinking Practitioner

07: Scoliosis and Manual Therapy

February 12, 2020

07: Scoliosis and Manual Therapy 

Til and Whitney talk about hands-on work with scoliosis. 

In this episode

  • What do we know about scoliosis' causes?, 
  • What are some common scoliosis myths?, 
  • When scoliosis is a problem?, 
  • What are conventional treatments?, 
  • What’s manual therapy’s role?, 
  • And much more. 

Get the full transcript at Til or Whitney's sites! 

Resources discussed in this episode: 

  1. John P. Kostuik and John Bentivoglio, “The Incidence of Low-Back Pain in Adult Scoliosis,” Spine 6, no. 3 (May/June 1981): 268–73, https://doi.org/10.1097/00007632-198105000-00009  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6455747 
  2. Schwab et al., “Adult Scoliosis: Prevalence, SF-36, and Nutritional Parameters in an Elderly Volunteer Population,” Spine 30, no. 9 (May 2005): 1082–85, https://doi.org/10.1097/01.brs.0000160842.43482.cd. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15864163 
  3. https://www.curvygirlsscoliosis.com 
  4. AcademyOfClinicalMassage.com 
  5. Advanced-Trainings.com 

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(The Thinking Practitioner Podcast is intended for professional practitioners of manual and movement therapies: bodywork, massage therapy, structural integration, chiropractic, myofascial and myotherapy, orthopedic, sports massage, physical therapy, osteopathy, yoga, strength and conditioning, and similar professions. It is not medical or treatment advice.)