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  1. Martin, Suzanne DPT, PT


However, the degenerative spinal changes associated with an adult with scoliosis often confound with the many typical physical degenerative issues associated with aging. Exercise is showing promise in mitigating general age-related physical decline. However, adult degenerative scoliosis and its neurological and biomechanical impact on the rib cage, pelvis, head, and limbs demonstrate a need for a multiplanar, integrative whole-body system of intervention. The Pilates Method is one whole-body approach that is showing success with adult degenerative scoliosis symptom management and with keeping our general adult population active through the aging process.