Ep187: Scoliosis Strong: Learning How to Take Power Over Your Curve with Beth Terranova

In this episode, Tina speaks with Beth Terranova about her journey and how she got started working with people with scoliosis. Beth shares why strength training is important for people with scoliosis and the possibility of improvement for an adult with scoliosis.

Beth discusses:

  • Why strength training is so important for people with scoliosis
  • The foundations of a healthy spine
  • Stability versus mobility
  • Methods for addressing pain
  • Are CrossFit, barbells, and running safe for those with scoliosis?
  • And more…

Connect with Tina Haupert:
Facebook: Carrots ‘N’ Cake
Instagram: carrotsncake 
YouTube: Tina Haupert 
Pinterest: Carrots ‘N’ Cake Hormone Testing & Nutrition Coaching

About Tina Haupert:

Tina Haupert is the owner of Carrots ‘N’ Cake as well as a Certified Nutrition Coach and Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner (FDN-P).

Tina and her team use functional testing and a personalized approach to nutrition to help women find balance within their diets while achieving their body composition goals.

Connect with Beth Terranova:
Facebook: Strength and Spine 
Instagram: strengthandspine  
Youtube: Strength and Spine

About our Guest:

Beth Terranova is a physical therapist and strength and conditioning coach with a passion for treating spinal conditions. Diagnosed with scoliosis as a teenager, she defied the odds to become a National Level Olympic Weightlifter.

She completed her DPT from CUNY Hunter College in 2015 and became an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in 2018. She pursued training in the Schroth Method for treatment of scoliosis and kyphosis and became Advanced Certified in 2019.

Beth works with clients with scoliosis and other spinal conditions to improve their curves, reduce their pain, and progress their fitness for life. She also coaches injured weightlifters and powerlifters back to training.

Beth spends her free time with her husband, Travis, and dog, Marlin. She enjoys being a National Referee for Olympic Weightlifting and competing recreationally in weightlifting and powerlifting.

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