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09 Feb 2004

"Skew" spinal cord
I am a 27year old female. I get severe lower back pain. When I was in high school, a physiotherapist told me that my spinal cord is a bit "skew". I forgot what the proper word is, but apparently it happens a lot to females! She also gave me some exercises to do, but I've lost it long ago. What do you suggest?
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physiotherapist

01 Jan 0001

Hi Lee

It is called scoliosis. You can go to a physio and have thenm assess you and give you appropriate exercises or join a yoga class, but you need to try to get symmetry in your movements and the spine should begin to align.

Douglas
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