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Are there alternative treatments for scoliosis?

Currently, there are no proven alternative treatments for scoliosis. Research has shown that alternative treatments, such as biofeedback, cannot cure or prevent scoliosis. Exercise has not been proven to affect change on scoliosis, but sufferers should still participate in physical activity for its other health benefits.

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