Even people with Scoliosis who do not experience regular pain, may find that they are fidgety, often uncomfortable, and have trouble sitting or standing in one spot for even short periods of time. A person who was treated with a brace or has had rods surgically placed in their back may have developed harmful habits in relation to the treatment (see section above on "bracing").
Sit on a stability ball facing a pulley machine and complete a row. Do this exercise one side at a time. This will challenge your core and make the exercise more difficult. 2. Exercise With Medicine Ball Wood Chop . This exercise enhances full body conditioning with hip and spine rotation. Choose a medicine ball and hold it with both hands.
The aim of this study was to analyse the prevalence of asymmetrical limited hip flexion less than 90° (ALHF < 90°) in individuals with cerebral palsy and to evaluate the association between ALHF < 90° and asymmetrical seating posture, the occurrence of scoliosis, and windswept hip distortion.
Combined kyphosis and scoliosis is called kyphoscoliosis. Kyphosis is excessive curvature of the spine in the sagittal (A-P) plane. The normal back has 20° to 45° of curvature in the upper back, and anything in excess of 45° is called kyphosis. Scoliosis is abnormal curvature of the spine in the coronal (lateral) plane. Scoliosis of between 10° and 20° is called mild. Less than 10° is postural variation.
Lordosis. Also called swayback, the spine of a person with lordosis curves significantly inward at the lower back. Kyphosis. Kyphosis is characterized by an abnormally rounded upper back (more than 50 degrees of curvature). Scoliosis. A person with scoliosis has a sideways curve to their spine. The curve is often S-shaped or C-shaped.
A recent, widely-reported research article* reports that the act of doing a yoga side plank on one specific side will actively decrease the curves in people with scoliosis. As a certified Pilates instructor with scoliosis and an advocate for movement in treating scoliosis, I was definitely intrigued.
Scoliosis is also broad condition, so it will be hard for you to base your decision off of anecdotes. You need to visit your doctor. I wouldn't base this decision off of a visit to a doctor that you had a couple of years ago and I would get a second opinion as well.