Treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis With Quantified Trunk Rotational Strength Training: A Pilot Study.

McIntire, Kevin L.; Asher, Marc A.; Burton, Douglas C.; Liu, Wen.

This study on 15 patients with kyphoscoliosis concludes that quantified trunk rotational strength training can stabilize adolescent idiopathic scoliosis for up to eight months if the angle is less than 40 degrees and that the treatment would have to be renewed to ensure prolonged benefits.

Journal of Spinal Disorders & Techniques. 21(5):349-358, 07/08.

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