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I have the left thoracic curve. I have the same problem following the instructions. Concave and convex are terms I have to reprocess over and over.

This is exactly what I've been wondering. Has an answer been published?


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patty martin

I am always confused when I try to follow along on yoga poses which are meant for the type of scoliosis that I have. I understand that I have a right thoracic curve with a slight counter curve to the left in the lumbar region. I also have a lateral rotation of the thoracic/lumbar spine which promotes protrusion of the posterior left scapula and protrusion of the superior left rib cage (in the front). The right rib cage just seems to be mildly ?compressed superiorly (in the front) which I can actually feel and see that the ribs on that side are closer together. An example is: there seems to be a limitation in that area when I perform Warrior when my arms are raised overhead; like a pulling sensation (mild pain).
I am able to follow along with the instructions but actually get lost when for instance the reference is "turn this way on the concave side and that way on the convex side" I understand the meaning of those terms but I don't know whether that is a reference to the concave or convex in the front or back and what about the rotation?
I am not sure if this is the proper and/or appropriate place to ask this but any assistance is appreciated!!

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