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    Curve reduction in one case with schroth and bracing

    See:
    http://www.sdwpt.com/media/docs/Schroth%20and%20RSC%20Case%20History-3-09.pdf
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    heel lifts and scoli

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    PTs at some clinics are seeing success with the use of heel lifts for various spinal disorders. The PTs at Spinal Dynamics of Wisconsin offer Scroth, and will also use their in-depth range of...
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    No magic bullet; one experience w/ Schroth

    Hi JMayor,

    I wish you well, especially with your next experience with PT at Vanderbilt.

    I liked reading this thread, especially the mention by Betty14 about skepticism from anyone making bold...
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    Opinion from MD, PT, other?

    I agree with your comment about frustration over "waiting and watching." You say: "I would definitely head to a different surgeon's office if they didn't give my kid a chance to brace." I think...
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    Exercise for Lourdes?

    Hi - If Madonna, her daughter and/or their clinicians are looking at this forum, I join with others in wishing the family the very best. Conservative methods for scoliosis treatment are gaining...
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    Schroth for Kyphosis

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    If you're doing research, consider the Schroth method. More at: http://www.schrothmethod.com/ Physical therapists at Spinal Dynamics are using the method's approach and seeing success with...
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    Lift experience

    Hi - I accessed physical therapy services for back and hip pain. My PT suggested a lift. I tried it and it seemed to help. I know another woman (we're both in our 40s) who swears by her lift. I've...
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    Brace option

    Hi Michelle. Sorry you had a disappointment with your second opinion. Are you familiar with the Rigo Cheneau System (RSC) brace? It is available from Patrick Flanagan, CO, FAAOP of O&P...
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    Apologies and clarification

    Sorry for the confusion. In my post titled "100% risk of progression," I shared a link to this article
    http://www.wauwatosanow.com/story/index.aspx?id=765591

    The article highlights a specific...
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    keep searching for a best fit for you

    Like you, the girl in this article is a dancer.
    http://www.wauwatosanow.com/story/index.aspx?id=765591

    Options exist - keep asking, keep looking, keep trying
  11. Why go to Europe?

    Are you aware there are Schroth providers who trained in Germany and Spain who practice in the US?
    http://www.schroth-skoliosebehandlung.de/liste_therapeuten_eng.pdf
    I personally do work with...
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    Explore physical therapy and exercise?

    If you've not read about it elsewhere at this forum, you may want to explore physical therapy and specifically the Schroth method. Information at this site; http://www.schrothmethod.com/
    List of...
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    Maryland area provider

    Hi - you may want to check out this provider who can assist with information about doctors in your area as well as Schroth which is mentioned in some places in your post: ...
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    100% risk of progression without intervention

    This article may provide insight. If you want me to align you for a connection with this family, please snd privat3e message. http://www.wauwatosanow.com/story/index.aspx?id=765591
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    Chicago area experience

    Hi - Since you're in the Chicago area, I thought I'd share this article as published in a newspaper near you:

    European Method Helps Darien Girl Avoid Surgery...
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    Six months til next x-ray

    Hi - I'm glad the news from your son's x-rays showed small curves. I am familiar with some families who also had children in this scenario and waited six months for a next x-ray, only to wish they...
  17. Recent study on quality of life, brace compliance

    I recently saw this and thought it may be pertinent to this and/or other bracing discusisons:
    The relationship between quality of life and compliance to a brace protocol in adolescents with...
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    Rigo Cheneau Orthotist in Midwest

    Luke is one of few orthotists in the US trained in Rigo Cheneau bracing and is an excellent clinician. He works closely with many Schroth-certified physical therapists. Another Rigo Cheneau...
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    Why wait?

    Hi Michelle,
    I commend you for exploring options for your daughter. Waiting would be challenging for me if I were in your shoes. You mention that Chicago is close. You may want to see this article...
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