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Are Sports Hurting Your Child, By Karena Thek Lineback

Are Sports Hurting Your Child, By Karena Thek Lineback

By: Karena Thek Lineback Injuries are rampant in children’s sports. Competition is fierce. Practice times are increased.  Expectations are high. The coaches, having more children to work with than ever before, don’t have the time to correct form and without it, injury is inevitable.  When parents jump in to fill the coaching need, child physical development may not be an ...

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Managing Scoliosis With Exercise, By Karena Thek

Managing Scoliosis With Exercise, By Karena Thek

By: Karena Thek Lineback Traditionally, scoliosis is managed through observation, bracing and surgery. Scolio-Pilates, Exercise for Scoliosis, A Proactive Guide (Pilates Teck Publications, 2011), aims to add exercise to that list. Research, published as early as 1924, shows tremendous promise for employing exercise as an option in scoliosis treatment. In 1924, Katharina Schroth, a German physical therapist who dedicated her ...

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Chronic Back Pain: It’s All In Your Head, By Karena Thek Lineback

Chronic Back Pain: It's All In Your Head, By Karena Thek Lineback

By: Karena Thek Lineback | Pilates Teck Your pain is all in your head…so to speak.  Chronic, or ongoing, pain is the result of the neurological system ‘protecting’ you from further injury. Pain becomes a safety mechanism to control your actions from creating further damage. In other words, your brain doesn’t trust you to do the right thing.  Your brain ...

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