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Bursitis – what you need to know 

  Bursitis – what you need to know  Rosemary Marchese – Physiotherapist, Certified Schroth Physiotherapist for Scoliosis and Scheurmann’s  Bursitis is an inflammation or irritation of bursae (plural for bursa). Bursae are sacs of fluid found around joints or tendons. Bursae reduce the friction caused by movement and they also provide a cushion between bones, tendons, skin […]

Calcium, Vitamin D and Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS)

Calcium, vitamin D and Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS)- do calcium and vitamin D levels predict curve progression in AIS?  Rosemary Marchese – Physiotherapist, Certified Schroth Physiotherapist (C2)  Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) is associated with low bone mass. The therapeutic effect and its determinants of calcium and vitamin D supplementation in improving bone strength and preventing curve progression in […]

The Rigo-Cheneau style brace for scoliosis

July 19, 2018
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    The Rigo-Cheneau style brace for scoliosis – why I recommend this brace for my curvy patients Rosemary Marchese – Physiotherapist and Certified Schroth Physiotherapist for Scoliosis When treating a person with scoliosis I am often confronted with similar questions from parents. Questions like ‘Will my child need a brace?’ and ‘Which brace do you […]

8 Myths about back pain

8 Myths about back pain Rosemary Marchese – Physiotherapist and Certified Schroth Physiotherapist for Scoliosis Back pain can be caused by one or more of a large number of factors. Risk factors for back pain can be different even between two family members. What we do know is that once you have had back pain once, […]

Fibromyalgia

July 10, 2018
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  Fibromyalgia  Rosemary Marchese – Physiotherapist and Schroth Physio for Scoliosis Fibromyalgia is a painful condition that leads to pain in the muscles and bones. People often feel tired and do not sleep well. Poor sleep patterns further exacerbate the pain in people with fibromyalgia. Other common symptoms are that people feel fatigue and confused at times, and generally […]