Resources

Books about Scoliosis

ScoliosisBooks.com has an extensive list of books on the subject of Scoliosis. The list includes written resources on exercises and treatments, a graphic novel, as well as personal accounts of living with scoliosis, etc.

The full list of books can be found on ScoliosisBooks.com.

Recommended Reading

Curves, Twists and Bends - A Practical Guide to Pilates for Scoliosis
By: Annette Wellings with Alan Herdman

Yoga for Scoliosis by Elise Browning Miller

Title: Yoga for Scoliosis by Elise Browning Miller

This in-depth article by world-renowned Yoga for Scoliosis instructor Elise Browning Miller, is a comprehensive resource that offers readers a better understanding of the definition of scoliosis, and offers safe and effective yoga techniques for managing back issues arising from scoliosis.
yogajournal.com

Title: Frequently Asked Questions About Scoliosis and Yoga by the National Scoliosis Foundation

What Kind of Curve are You?

TOPS commissioned Vancouver illustrator, Gary Leung to draw the 4 most common forms of scoliosis. The inspiration for these illustrations came from images drawn by Alexander Laurant in Elise Miller's Yoga Journal article “Yoga for Scoliosis.” Gary developed these schematic portrayals of scoliosis to convey the overall shape of the spine, lending the viewer an opportunity to identify on a visual level.

Interesting Video on the Alexander Technique for Scoliosis

"The Alexander technique teaches the ability to improve physical postural habits, particularly those that have become ingrained or are conditioned responses. The technique is purported to improve performance, self observation and impulse control and relieve chronic stiffness, tension and stress." ~Wikipedia

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