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  1. Thread: Side Planks

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    If anyone's interested I have this book in pdf...

    If anyone's interested I have this book in pdf http://www.amazon.com/Yoga-Scoliosis-Marcia-Monroe/dp/1936303027, I still have to give it a go so I can't comment on it, I was looking for something to...
  2. Thread: Schroth

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    I think that's a common trait with these doctors,...

    I think that's a common trait with these doctors, even more so if they 'promote' a not so widespread technique.
    I don't want to put everyone in the same basket especially as schroth has a clinic and...
  3. Thread: Side Planks

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    I know but I was just skeptical to call him DR....

    I know but I was just skeptical to call him DR. as that study as it is is worth didley squat :-) so I went for a more diplomatic MR. I don't like titles anyway :-)
  4. Thread: Side Planks

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    It's Mr. Fishman, not fisherman :-) Ask him...

    It's Mr. Fishman, not fisherman :-)

    Ask him and let us know, you can find his profile on FB.
  5. Thread: Schroth

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    I see. Well I'm glad I'm not the only one having...

    I see. Well I'm glad I'm not the only one having troubles understanding it, if there is anything to understand, that is.
    Guys, do not buy this book, it can be found for free online in pdf, let's not...
  6. Thread: Schroth

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    It's very sad, but I'm very grateful for your...

    It's very sad, but I'm very grateful for your post. I commend your behaviour about the misleading info, I think that's what everyone should do, once we find some misleading abuser who takes advantage...
  7. Thread: Schroth

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    Has anyone got any kind of benefit from the...

    Has anyone got any kind of benefit from the Schroth book only? I can't even understand the rotational breathing let alone the exercises.. what's the point of that book I wonder.. so far the only...
  8. Oh, great, never heard of those methods: Gpr,...

    Oh, great, never heard of those methods: Gpr, Vojta, Antigymnastic, Abr, Sohier, Qi Gong..
    The specialist at ISICO told me I should strenghten my spine, well the muscles around my spine, so I think...
  9. A Review of Non-Invasive Treatment Interventions for Spinal Deformities

    I read this interesting review www.intechopen.com/download/pdf/34996 of what`s realistically available, apparently, and wondered what you guys have had experience with and maybe found better than the...
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    How about a decent book for exercises for...

    How about a decent book for exercises for scoliosis? I have the Schroth book but it's a terrible read, I was more interested in books that show exercises better, I read about scoli-pilates but after...
  11. Thread: Side Planks

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    By now I think we've wasted too much time and...

    By now I think we've wasted too much time and words about this, it's clearly crap and I'm so so angry and disappointed with this, I hope the charlatans involved in this study rot in hell, I really...
  12. Thread: Side Planks

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    Despite that article saying: "Baxter, scoliosis...

    Despite that article saying: "Baxter, scoliosis is an asymmetrical condition, and requires an asymmetrical measure to correct it. Doing a little this and a such an little that (sic) just vitiates...
  13. Thread: Side Planks

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    That's nothing new, that and other doubts have...

    That's nothing new, that and other doubts have been expressed before even in this very thread, you can't expect any of us to convince you otherwise, the study says what it says, but maybe yuo can...
  14. Thread: Side Planks

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    In that case, according to that controversial...

    In that case, according to that controversial study you're definitely doing it wrong, you're only supposed to do it on the convex side.

    The side plank should be done daily on one side, only with...
  15. Thread: Side Planks

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    ISICO's (Italian Scientific Spine Institute)...

    ISICO's (Italian Scientific Spine Institute) official response to this "study" might be of interest:

    Serial Case Reporting Yoga for Idiopathic and Degenerative Scoliosis
    Dear Editor:
    We would...
  16. Thread: Side Planks

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    We've been talking about these planks for a while...

    We've been talking about these planks for a while now and just wondered, despite all our doubts, if anyone is actually doing this? If you are, thoughts so far?
  17. Thread: Side Planks

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    Yes it would be nice to see an independently-led...

    Yes it would be nice to see an independently-led study opposed to what looks like a promotional one.
  18. Thread: Side Planks

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    That surely makes it 26, no? In the end...

    That surely makes it 26, no? In the end compliance amongst idiopathic scoliosis was 7 and 12 amongst degenerative.
  19. Thread: Side Planks

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    I agree with any of your statements except maybe...

    I agree with any of your statements except maybe I'm not shocked this is being discussed because, as sad and gullible this makes us, some may need something to cling to, also discussing this, or...
  20. Thread: Side Planks

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    Reading the last few posts I must admit I don't...

    Reading the last few posts I must admit I don't know anything about bone anomalies causing my scoliosis, it was never reported on my medical reports and no specialist ever told me about this so I'm...
  21. Thread: Side Planks

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    It already did, the Wall Street Journal tweeted...

    It already did, the Wall Street Journal tweeted it and publishded the side plank article, that's probably how it went viral-ish. My problem is not much how seriously people will take scoliosis but...
  22. Thread: Side Planks

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    Some of the abovementioned definitions contradict...

    Some of the abovementioned definitions contradict themselves I think, and it seems I’m not the only one who has heard different opinions about his “compensatory” curve...
  23. Thread: Side Planks

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    I have read the study and it still looks unclear...

    I have read the study and it still looks unclear to me whether amongst the patients there definitely were adults with idiopatic scoliosis, changing a bone in a 40+ 50+ adult who has had idiopatic...
  24. Thread: Side Planks

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    This is a newer article (well from today...

    This is a newer article (well from today actually) where it's hinted new studies have been held with 15hrs a week exercises...
  25. Thread: Side Planks

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    Wow, persistent interest huh? What a poor poor...

    Wow, persistent interest huh? What a poor poor answer. Yep, disappointing indeed. What pisses me off the most is that it's all there black & white and will remain there, people for years to come...
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