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Fig. 2 | Scoliosis and Spinal Disorders

Fig. 2

From: Effectiveness of Schroth exercises during bracing in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: results from a preliminary study—SOSORT Award 2017 Winner

Fig. 2

An illustrative case demonstrating five sets of exercises prescribed to patients. a Radiograph pre-treatment showing a thoracolumbar major curve from T11 to L3 with a Cobb angle of 40°. Exercises shown here include the following: b muscle cylinder in standing, c shoulder counter-traction in supine, d shoulder counter-traction in prone, e shoulder counter-traction in standing with two poles, and (f) shoulder counter-traction in side-lying. g Radiograph at the completion of training showing an improvement of Cobb angle to 34.6°

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