Having scoliosis can be difficult. There are many challenges attached to the condition, especially for younger people who may feel self conscious when they have to wear a brace, for example. This article looks closely at a few tips you can take on board to help you live your life better while living with scoliosis.
One of the best things you can try when having to live with chronic pain is to attempt to master the breathing exercises that are now being recognised as a clear way of managing pain. Deep breathing in particular has proven to be a very effective technique for those people who suffer from chronic pain. To practice deep breathing, find a quiet place in your home or place of work and start to focus on the breath. Try and clear your mind of distracting thoughts and the focus your mind on one particular part of your body. Imagine a spot just below your navel and then breathe into that spot. Let your abdomen fill up with air. Allow the air form your abdomen to come up and fill your body.