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Fig. 70 | Scoliosis and Spinal Disorders

Fig. 70

From: Physiotherapy scoliosis-specific exercises – a comprehensive review of seven major schools

Fig. 70

(a, b, c): “Hitch” exercise. A patient with a left thoracolumbar scoliosis curve seen on radiograph (a) stands in a neutral position (b). She is instructed to transition into the “hitch” position (c) by lifting her left heel on the same side as the convexity of the curve while keeping her hip and knee straight. The “hitch” position reduces the asymmetry of the patient’s waistline (c)

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