Practical Tips to Help Your Child Wear a Brace for Scoliosis

May 03, 2020 - by admin - in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, Bracing, Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis, Scoliosis and Exercise, Scoliosis and the Mind

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Practical Tips to Help Your Child Wear a Brace for Scoliosis by Rosemary Marchese (Physiotherapist, Schroth and SEAS methods for Scoliosis) Being diagnosed with Idiopathic Scoliosis and needing to wear a brace for scoliosis can be a tricky journey to navigate for children and families. There are also visits to doctors, physiotherapy and orthotists. For

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The Natural History of Scoliosis

January 06, 2020 - by admin - in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, Scoliosis, Scoliosis and Back Pain, Scoliosis and the Mind

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The Natural History of Scoliosis What happens to children with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS)? By Rosemary Marchese (Physiotherapist – Scoliosis Schroth and SEAS methods ) Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) affects approximately 2% to 3% of the population. Many of these children will not have curves that progress beyond 20 degrees. So what happens to patients

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Where to Start When Your Child Gets Diagnosed with Scoliosis?

August 21, 2019 - by admin - in Bracing, Schroth Physiotherapy for Scoliosis, Scoliosis, Scoliosis and the Mind

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Where to Start When Your Child Gets Diagnosed with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis or Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis? When your child gets diagnosed with Scoliosis it can be overwhelming. There is a lot of information to gather and process. Knowing where to start can be tricky. Researchers know that untreated adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) can cause significant

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Scoliosis Physiotherapy Expectations – What do Patients Want?

May 30, 2019 - by admin - in Adult Scoliosis, Schroth Physiotherapy for Scoliosis, Scoliosis, Scoliosis and the Mind

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Scoliosis Physiotherapy Expectations – What do Patients Want? There are many patient expectations when it comes to physiotherapy. By Rosemary Marchese, Schroth and SEAS Physiotherapy What are the patient expectations when it comes to scoliosis specific physiotherapy? The Cobb angle is used to measure the size of the scoliosis curve. It is often a major

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Body Image and Scoliosis

April 25, 2019 - by admin - in Scoliosis, Scoliosis and the Mind

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Body Image and Scoliosis Body image is not simply the perception of appearance, and especially not in scoliosis. It is a multi-faceted construct that requires attention in scoliosis. Body image is defined as ‘a multidimensional psychological experience of embodiment that comprises evaluative thoughts, beliefs, feelings, behaviors’. It is strongly related to self esteem and quality

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