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    TOscoliosis

    Thanks for sharing all those stretches.
    My daughter has scoliosis, and was doing 1/2 hour of schroth therapy a day, since bracing ended she has declined in her PT. Her curve is S shaped but on...
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    I still come and lurk here once in a while. And...

    I still come and lurk here once in a while. And this forum really was a life saver in knowing we were not alone. It helps to see so many who have this condition and find positive solutions.

    ...
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    I was told we are finished completely. We have...

    I was told we are finished completely. We have our last xray out of the brace. The doctor said that would be a base line for any future radiographs. Yes, I hope she continues her fitness program...
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    Thanks! I know she is excited to sleep tonight...

    Thanks! I know she is excited to sleep tonight without the brace. No more issues with her diabetic pump insets and brace pressure...YES!

    I know I haven't been on here as much, life got busy...
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    Finished with bracing and doctors

    We are done with the Boston brace. We went for our final exam today, her back is stable and has some minor improvements. The upper thoracic curve is 23 degree and lumbar is 22 degrees. She was...
  6. Thread: Pilates

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    I hope your experience is a positive one! One...

    I hope your experience is a positive one! One thing we noticed is that exercise does improve strength on the weaker side, improves posture, and makes one feel better...all very positive aspects.
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    http://www.scoliosisrehab.com/pages/testimonials.a...

    http://www.scoliosisrehab.com/pages/testimonials.aspx

    Above link is to testimonies of people who have participated in Schroth therapy.

    We also went for a week of therapy and it was a very...
  8. Trigger release massages, we have experienced...

    Trigger release massages, we have experienced that with positive results.

    Pain reduction, improved balance of muscles, and better posture.

    Cost is about $70 for an hour of massage with trigger...
  9. Congrats on your daughter's improvements. ...

    Congrats on your daughter's improvements. Unfortunately this forum is not friendly to anyone outside of surgery. Can you send me a private message on that new forum, I would be interested in a more...
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    We have a saying in my other forum .....try to...

    We have a saying in my other forum .....try to stay focused on the original topic =P

    Btw.


    Still doing schroth, it is amazing!!!! Started massages with trigger release therapy. Martha Hawes...
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    This makes me very happy! After being through so...

    This makes me very happy! After being through so much she is living her dream of being a cheerleader!

    It gives us hope, that just because you need surgery or a brace does not mean you can't live...
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    Thanks for sharing your story, my daughter is...

    Thanks for sharing your story, my daughter is only 15 and we went to Steven's point for therapy, it was
    One of the best things we ever did.

    The back lengthened and increase in height, lung...
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    HI, the brace works for my dd, she wears a...

    HI,

    the brace works for my dd, she wears a boston brace and about 16 plus hours a day.

    There are studies on bracing and effects...so plenty of documentation that it does work.
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    good to know. be happy for us, the therapy we...

    good to know.

    be happy for us, the therapy we have chosen is working for us, she is pain free, and stabilized, still growing, and continues to do schroth care and wear her brace.

    What a...
  15. my sister in law has scoliosis and she is...

    my sister in law has scoliosis and she is treating it with chiropractor care with good success, she is pain free.

    I don't know how severe her scoliosis is..it may be mild or moderate, I can't...
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    I have read the book I agree that its very...

    I have read the book I agree that its very technical and I found it helpful to actually see a schroth provider.
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    I must also say, we only went for the first week...

    I must also say, we only went for the first week of Schroth there is a 2nd week to do, but we haven't done that yet...curious if we did what kind of results we would see!

    we have a son in Marine...
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    We went in for another check, she has stayed...

    We went in for another check, she has stayed stable with similar measured cobb angles.

    The last six months we didn't do any chiropractor care or massages....and she maintained. The previous six...
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    Oh my goodness, I just read from post one to your...

    Oh my goodness, I just read from post one to your last post...wow, you have been through quite a journey. Your son's back looks amazing. I am very happy you found help and a specialist that could...
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    hi, my daughter was about that age when she...

    hi, my daughter was about that age when she started wearing a brace, she wears the Boston brace about 16 hours or more a day. And does some stretching exercise specific for her curves.

    It helps...
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    Tired of scoliosis and diabetes.

    Tired of all the appointments and PT therapy, dd is getting burnt out, brace wearing causes some aches and getting her to exercise daily is tough.


    What do you do to keep your teenage motivated? ...
  22. Thanks for the link:) I didn't see it the...

    Thanks for the link:)

    I didn't see it the first time....lol
  23. Flying with a brace and airport expectations

    What has been your experience with the brace and airport security?

    Does it set off the metal detector?


    Did you ended up taking it off and carrying it thru?
  24. Our children are amazing! The inner strength and...

    Our children are amazing! The inner strength and acceptance of the hand dealt to them....is always amazing to me.

    I have not heard of tethering...do you know more about it?

    I wish you the best...
  25. thanks for reposting it! good review for those...

    thanks for reposting it! good review for those of us willing to try alternative methods.
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