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Table 13 Recommendation on other conservative treatment

From: 2016 SOSORT guidelines: orthopaedic and rehabilitation treatment of idiopathic scoliosis during growth

Recommendation Strength Evidence References
1. It is recommended that manual therapy (gentle, short-term mobilization, or releasing soft tissues techniques) is proposed only if associated with stabilization physiotherapeutic scoliosis specific exercises, unless otherwise justified in the opinion of a clinician specialized in conservative treatment of spinal deformities C V [331]
2. It is recommended that correction of real leg length discrepancy, if needed, is decided by a clinician specialized in conservative treatment of spinal deformities C V