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Bracing for Spinal Compression Fractures Might Not be Necessary

Osteoporosis-related compression fractures in the spine are often treated with bracing. But a recent study shows patients who wore the braces did no better than patients who did not. The study, published December 3, 2014 in the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, found that patients with the spinal compression fractures who wore braces […]

Does a Simple Yoga Pose have the Power to Reduce Scoliosis? According to a New Study, Yes!

Practicing a simple yoga pose for only two months reduced the curvature from scoliosis by an average 32 percent in a group of adults and teens. Adolescents who were the most compliant—practicing the side plank more than three times a week–improved the spinal curvature by 49.6 percent.

Researchers at Manhattan Physical Medicine and […]