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  1. Thread: Side Planks

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    participants

    Pooka1,

    I believe that they only included those who followed protocols at a certain level, I do not believe they included everyone who was given these instructions. I do wonder if they also...
  2. Thread: Side Planks

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    Alistair, The woman he speaks of in this...

    Alistair,

    The woman he speaks of in this publication is part of the "Serial Case Reporting..." study. Via email, he stated her daughter helped her do the yoga and she had a substantial reduction...
  3. Thread: Side Planks

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    nonresponsive

    Without some basic detail, this publication appears to be little more than an interesting side note. I had asked basic questions about the idiopathic cases and a few generic questions; none of which...
  4. Thread: Side Planks

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    interview cancelled w/out notice

    Pooka1,

    I had a meeting scheduled to discuss Fishman's article today so I reviewed it to make sure I could respond promptly and only found the following quote referencing treating a particular...
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    a yoga studio would be more knowledgeable than me

    Alistair,

    You need to know if you have a major & compensatory curve OR a double major curve.

    You need to know whether the major curve is left OR right.

    Then, the authors suggest,...
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    side plank

    Alistair,

    "A slight modification of the classical Iyengar side plank pose was used wherein patients were instructed to elevate their ribs, which is not part of the classical Iyengar technique." ...
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    Pre- & Post- data

    Pooka1,

    I've seen other articles that include the Pre- and Post- individual results, however graphing them becomes pretty messy visually when there are a lot of cases so I can readily understand...
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    more info

    The information I received is that they only graphed/ reported the compliant cases, which explains the disconnect between the numbers reported.

    Sorry, I disagree about the positive comment about...
  9. Thread: Side Planks

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    information

    Pooka1,

    I believe they included left and right T, TL, and L single and double major/ major & compensatory curves (I don't know yet if he differentiated between the later type of curves) and he...
  10. Hi Sam, Wow, lots of good advice. I’m not sure...

    Hi Sam,

    Wow, lots of good advice. I’m not sure how helpful I can be, but I do know a little about PT for scoliosis so I’ll chime in.

    You mentioned your daughter having a 38˚ T & 49˚TL curve, so...
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    AIS Overview

    Thank goodness you mentioned it is against the law to post the full article without permission as I was just about to do so when I read your note. I was unable to pull the article without paying the...
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    Can you locate & post the actual article?

    September 2014, Volume 3, Number 5
    Original Research
    Serial Case Reporting Yoga for Idiopathic and Degenerative Scoliosis
    Loren M. Fishman, MD; Erik J. Groessl, PhD; Karen J. Sherman, PhD, MPH
    ...
  13. UPDATE: bad news

    AnneMarie
    DOB: 11-05-99
    HT: 4'9.75"
    WT: 110.5lbs.
    Tanner: 5
    Risser: 4
    TC: Closed
    Menarche: 3 yrs, but remains irregular
    x-ray: 04-11-13, 31˚ & 30˚
    x-ray: 10-13-14, 40˚ & 31˚
  14. Thread: Uneven Shoulders

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    Itching Sensation

    Cello_mom,

    It wasn’t the same surgery, but 31 years ago I had surgery and the roughly 8 inch incision “itched” for well over a year. It was itchy, almost tingly, not quite the feeling of a limb...
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    looking for more families using this type of targeted PT

    Hi Anna's Mom,
    My daughter loves science and has put together a project that is close to her heart, but very ambitious. Would you consider talking with her about your daughter's scoliosis progress...
  16. thanks

    Hi Pooka1,

    Yes, it has been a very frightening time. We are watching to see how much she will recover and worrying how she’ll do her freshman year in high school.

    She did contact a number of...
  17. What do you think?

    Dingo, It's good to hear that Scott continues to do well!

    Hi All,

    Several months ago, we found our daughter unconscious on our driveway. Three teeth loosened and knees, arm, chin, cheek, &...
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    6 degrees

    Saw the ortho today; he requested both front and side view x-rays again. He measured the “curve” at 6˚, which doesn’t even count as scoliosis! He agreed her lordosis looked worse, and this time...
  19. Will you help her?

    Anna’s Mom and Djjane,

    My daughter is checking her message in the children’s section (Two Exercises) every day hoping someone will respond to her request for participants in her project and no one...
  20. MedX or Cybex Core Torso Rotation and a Roman Chair

    Hi Folks,
    My daughter is working on a school project and asked me to post her request. She loves science and has put together a project that is close to her heart, but very ambitious. Even if you...
  21. Thread: Two Exercises

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    Two Exercises

    Hi Folks,
    My daughter is working on a school project and asked me to post her request. She loves science and has put together a project that is close to her heart, but very hard to do. Even if you...
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    Torso Rotation Machine

    “…She has just been for her six monthly checkup and as per the X-rays the curve seems to have gotten much worse. It has progressed by a whopping 11 degrees in these six months….

    Her details are...
  23. Best Wishes

    Dear Mary,

    Curves usually progress quickest during growth spurts. A 13yro female is usually on the upswing of her growth spurt. Our family tried targeted PT in an effort to stabilize our...
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    Hi Rohrer01, I saw you mentioned a recumbent...

    Hi Rohrer01,

    I saw you mentioned a recumbent bike and thought I’d share our experience. My daughter always wanted to join us on family bike rides, but then rode incredibly slow and didn’t seem to...
  25. JIS and AIS

    TAMZTOM, you know Schroth's results have little to do with your daughter's results. Like you said, Rohrer means well and was only worried that this news may be a red flag with regard to long term...
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