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  • titaniumed's Avatar
    Today, 07:27 PM
    titaniumed replied to a thread Give Schroth a try in Non-Surgical
    Hi Terry, here is the You Tube link on that webinar....What would we do without You-Tube? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=he-Wiyc0mT8 SRS...
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  • TerrySpear's Avatar
    Today, 02:47 PM
    TerrySpear replied to a thread Give Schroth a try in Non-Surgical
    Hi OrganicNancy, I agree with your thesis that you can reduce back pain and significantly improve the quality of your life by working with a...
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  • organicnancy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:11 AM
    I started Schroth physical therapy a few weeks ago and it's been like a miracle for me. I am fused from T3 - sacrum after 2 surgeries but started...
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  • burdle's Avatar
    04-17-2018, 05:19 AM
    burdle replied to a thread Scoliosis Gym in Non-Surgical
    I think so too but any research into conservative treatment like PT for progression will undoubtedly have a knock on in the effect on pain.
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  • Marianne's Avatar
    04-16-2018, 09:10 PM
    Susan, I am so glad you are feeling much better. Yes those staples can be nasty, oh well they are gone now for both of us. But I am sorry you are...
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  • susancook's Avatar
    04-16-2018, 08:19 PM
    Marianne, I am so-o-o-o-o-o much better without staples. Yikes, they hurt! Apparently that is the closure of choice for the Spine Fellow. Never...
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  • Pooka1's Avatar
    04-16-2018, 05:39 PM
    Pooka1 replied to a thread Scoliosis Gym in Non-Surgical
    The other thing his and correct me if I'm wrong but SOSORTS is concerned with finding PT to address progression only and not pain.
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  • Pooka1's Avatar
    04-16-2018, 12:33 PM
    Pooka1 replied to a thread Scoliosis Gym in Non-Surgical
    I suspect you got an incompetent person and now are ascribing that incompetence to the whole of PT. If my personal trainer who is NOT a doctor of...
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  • burdle's Avatar
    04-16-2018, 12:13 PM
    burdle replied to a thread Scoliosis Gym in Non-Surgical
    my point is that i have found this out by trial and error and doing endless research and also having first had to suffer the physical pain from...
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  • Pooka1's Avatar
    04-16-2018, 11:43 AM
    Pooka1 replied to a thread Scoliosis Gym in Non-Surgical
    Then don't do those exercises. My trainer does not do exercises with me that cause pain. We don't need research on this.
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  • Pooka1's Avatar
    04-16-2018, 11:39 AM
    Pooka1 replied to a thread Scoliosis Gym in Non-Surgical
    No absolutely not! Plenty of people get injured and have to go to rehab who have not had surgery. What happens to a person who hurts themselves very...
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  • Marianne's Avatar
    04-16-2018, 10:47 AM
    Susan I hope you are feeling better now that your staples are out! Had my 6 week follow up appointment with Dr. Wilson last week and all is well....
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  • burdle's Avatar
    04-16-2018, 10:13 AM
    burdle replied to a thread Scoliosis Gym in Non-Surgical
    the feeding into the curve is a BAD thing - some exercises that do this can exacerbate a curve. We are never talking about curve reduction!
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  • burdle's Avatar
    04-16-2018, 09:55 AM
    burdle replied to a thread Scoliosis Gym in Non-Surgical
    The rehab people are for rehab after surgery. quite different- and this is only for a short duration of time. We are talking about PT for people...
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  • Pooka1's Avatar
    04-16-2018, 09:18 AM
    Pooka1 replied to a thread Scoliosis Gym in Non-Surgical
    ??? The core is PREDOMINANTLY the abdominal muscles along with back muscles and pelvic muscles. When my trainer and I do core work, 95% of the time...
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  • Pooka1's Avatar
    04-16-2018, 09:12 AM
    Pooka1 replied to a thread Scoliosis Gym in Non-Surgical
    Because the spine is in the torso. I am not sure what you are asking. I would like to see their comments on that Maryland Med center site. ...
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  • burdle's Avatar
    04-16-2018, 08:55 AM
    burdle replied to a thread Scoliosis Gym in Non-Surgical
    Burdle, addressing "wasted muscles around the curve" *IS* building core. They are one and the same. It is known which muscles are around the curve...
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  • burdle's Avatar
    04-16-2018, 08:39 AM
    burdle replied to a thread Scoliosis Gym in Non-Surgical
    Whys is a strong core the only exercise for core reduction? And even if it is it is the method to get it that I question. I am talking about...
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  • Pooka1's Avatar
    04-16-2018, 08:04 AM
    Pooka1 replied to a thread Scoliosis Gym in Non-Surgical
    Strong core is the ONLY possible advice for people with scoliosis. That is what works for people with scoliosis if PT can help. By targeted I...
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  • burdle's Avatar
    04-16-2018, 07:30 AM
    burdle replied to a thread Scoliosis Gym in Non-Surgical
    Exactly -SRS are just pushing a strong core - that is the same advise for everybody - with or without scoliosis with or without pain. That's...
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  • Pooka1's Avatar
    04-16-2018, 06:38 AM
    Pooka1 replied to a thread Scoliosis Gym in Non-Surgical
    Here is the SRS stating the obvious... the point is building core and increasing flexibility and ALL that is known how to do... ...
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  • Pooka1's Avatar
    04-16-2018, 06:09 AM
    Pooka1 replied to a thread Scoliosis Gym in Non-Surgical
    Burdle, addressing "wasted muscles around the curve" *IS* building core. They are one and the same. It is known which muscles are around the curve...
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  • burdle's Avatar
    04-16-2018, 05:24 AM
    burdle replied to a thread Scoliosis Gym in Non-Surgical
    I don't think there is any evidence that a non-targeted approach helps anyone-. People do not use PT to avoid scoliosis surgery as much as use it to...
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  • Pooka1's Avatar
    04-15-2018, 02:03 PM
    Pooka1 replied to a thread Scoliosis Gym in Non-Surgical
    Burdle what I am saying is to the extent that people with pain from scoliosis have been able to avoid surgery with PT, AND given there is no specific...
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  • burdle's Avatar
    04-15-2018, 12:28 PM
    burdle replied to a thread Scoliosis Gym in Non-Surgical
    this really isnt the case with physios in uk. for one thing a gp is unlikely to refer you for scoliosis pain. The ones on Nhs Have no training in...
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  • burdle's Avatar
    04-15-2018, 12:09 PM
    burdle replied to a thread Scoliosis Gym in Non-Surgical
    and sometimes- like - now - i just cant cope with it. and i hate.myself for saying so but it is very hard.
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  • LindaRacine's Avatar
    04-15-2018, 12:04 PM
    LindaRacine replied to a thread Scoliosis Gym in Non-Surgical
    Ed... In all non-congenital scoliosis, the vertebrae within the curve become wedged in the coronal plane. So, one might train the muscles to hold...
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  • titaniumed's Avatar
    04-15-2018, 10:41 AM
    titaniumed replied to a thread Scoliosis Gym in Non-Surgical
    Here are a few videos from the masters, Dr's Cotrel and Dr Dubousset. They invented the CD system years ago in 1983. Both of these scoliosis surgeons...
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  • titaniumed's Avatar
    04-15-2018, 10:01 AM
    titaniumed replied to a thread Scoliosis Gym in Non-Surgical
    There are specific exercises that "might" target scoliosis, the only way to know if this allowed people to dodge surgery, would be with a poll or...
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  • Pooka1's Avatar
    04-14-2018, 04:42 PM
    Pooka1 replied to a thread Scoliosis Gym in Non-Surgical
    Yes and these people know their stuff. There are not a million ways to exercise muscles in the core so as to hope to decrease pain. I think the...
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