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.
Resources discussed in this episode:
- 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
- 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
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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.)