Doing Simple Yoga Pose Short-Term Reduces Adolescent Scoliosis Curves By Almost Half

January 5, 2015 3:49 PM

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For adolescent girls and adults diagnosed with scoliosis severe enough to need treatment -- especially young girls, whose scoliosis of unknown origin (IAS) is by far the most common form of scoliosis -- treatment options are heartbreaking. Actually, there are 38,000 scoliosis surgeries annually in the USA costing approximately $7.1 billion

When their bodies are changing and their peer group is becoming all-important, these young girls are put in disagreeable braces or subjected to surgery. Untreated scoliosis can progress at 7 percent per year, and result in disability and life-threatening health risks.

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