“Yoga has helped increase my range of motion and flexibility and has addressed my imbalances from the scoliosis,” says Dr. Drape.
His spine was curved, indicating the condition known as scoliosis.
His arms were fine, and it is likely that his scoliosis was not even visible under his clothes.
lateral curvature of the spine, 1706, medical Latin, from Greek skoliosis "crookedness," from skolios "bent, curved," from PIE root *skel- (3) "crooked, curved, bent, perverted." Related: Scoliotic.
scoliosis sco·li·o·sis (skō'lē-ō'sĭs, skŏl'ē-)
A condition of lateral curvature of the spine, which may have just one curve or primary and secondary compensatory curves and be fixed or mobile.