A 60-minute presentation designed by Dr. Suzanne Martin, a physical therapist and Gold-certified Pilates instructor, using Pilates Method principles to help persons with scoliosis. A 20 minute exercise Flow is included and special instructions are provided for pre- and post-operative rehabilitation for scoliosis conditions. Use of special equipment is demonstrated.
If you have or are concerned about scoliosis (abnormal curvature of the spine) you may benefit from increasing your core stability and trunk strength using the Pilates Method and other conditioning techniques demonstrated on this video. You may wish to also try our Pilates Therapeutics® Scoliosis Series video, The Scoliosis Series Part 2: Breathing Exercises as Part of Scoliosis Management.