In my personal experience, a side plank is great for strengthening the core, but can be too much if you have inflamed lumbar nerves that begin to twinge as a result of the increased muscle tension.
One of YogaMonkey key principles is that of creating space and reducing excessive electromyographic activity before exercise.
The YogaMonkey Massage Swing can provide some help in straightening scoliosis by shaking out the spine to provide more space for corrections to happen. It can also relax and stretch muscles to reduce resistance to structural change. ... See MoreSee Less