5 Common Misconceptions About Sciatica

5 Common Misconceptions about Sciatica Sciatica is a medical condition Sciatica is a symptom of another medical problem, not a medical condition on it’s own. Sciatica is generally caused by compression of lumbar nerves L3-L5 or sacral nerves (S1-S3) or by compression of the sciatic nerve itself. Sciatica usually affects only one side of the…

Pilates Improves Spinal Health for Scoliosis

The spine has an important role in our body. It supports the head and trunk and enables us maintain our upright posture. Scoliosis is a condition in which the spine has sideways curvature, which commonly causes back pain. Pilates is good exercise for scoliosis, but you might still need professional guidance. There is no “one size fits all” for people with Scoliosis so go to the well-educated Pilates instructor who has experience in scoliosis and can modify the right exercises for you.