Pilates Scoliosis Corrector Sarasota FL

Local resource for alternative scoliosis treatment using Pilates in Sarasota, FL. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to treatment for scoliosis, scoliosis therapy, Pilates DVDs, as well as information on local Pilates equipment, and content on Pilates.

Sarasota Snap Fitness
(941) 377-5646
5802 Bee Ridge Road, Suite 102
Sarasota, FL
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

Data Provided By:
Bradenton Snap Fitness
(941) 896-8817
3541 53rd Ave W
Bradenton, FL
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

Data Provided By:
Renee Gant
(610) 764-8373
Sarasota, FL
Specialty
Strength Building, Weight Loss, Pilates, Aerobics, Spin, Body Sculpting, Manual Resistance
Schedule Type
I.D.E.A., A.AI./ ISMA, Personal Trainer certifications. Cerified by the University of Pennsylvania in Applied Clinical Nutrition. Madd Dog Spinning certification.
Education
Certified in Applied Clinical Nutrition at the University of Pennsylvania. I.D.E.A Personal Trainer and Group Fitness certifications, Step masterclasses. A.F.F.A. Stability Ball, Sports Injury Prevention, Weight Training For Special Population Workshops. Madd Dog spinning workshops and certifications. 3 years of education and work experience in Exercise Choreography and Weight Training at Elaine Powers. Understudy and work experience in dance, weight training, H.I.T., manual resistance met
General Information
39 years old (trains female only)

GREEN .
(941) 799-1736
Bradenton, FL
Specialty
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Yoga, Pilates, Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Dance Cardio
Schedule Type
AFFA, NASM, LMSE, PB11
Education
B.A. - International Business Finance Mgmt.Group Fitness InstructorBodyJam InstructorHip Hop Hustle InstructorWomen''s Boot CampWomen''s Self DefenseBeach Booty Boot CampYoga/PilatesTRX Suspension training
General Information
39 years old (trains both men and women)

Seminole Snap Fitness
(727) 474-3801
9360 Oakhurst Road
Seminole, FL
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

Data Provided By:
Bradenton-Sarasota Snap Fitness
(941) 358-8833
8194 Tourist Center Drive
Bradenton, FL
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

Data Provided By:
Palmetto Snap Fitness
737 8th Ave. West
Palmetto, FL
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

Data Provided By:
The Pilates Body
(941) 345-5755
1071 S. Tuttle Ave. Ste. 1
Bradenton, FL
 
Riverview Snap Fitness
(813) 671-1200
11369 Big Bend Rd.
Riverview, FL
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

Data Provided By:
Orlando Bally Total Fitness
4650 S Semoran Blvd
Orlando, FL
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Pool, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Silver Sneakers, Steam Room, Whirl Pool, Yoga

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

Pilates for Scoliosis


Pilates Instruction for Scoliosis
By Suzanne Martin, PT, DPT

Scoliosis is a chronic spinal condition, not particularly a disease. It’s a hot topic in the Pilates world, and in the hands of a skilled instructor, Pilates can excel in the long-term training needed to help change the many factors involved in the distorted spine and unbalanced musculature associated with scoliosis. In this article, I’ll introduce you to scoliosis and provide some guidelines and Pilates exercises for working with these clients.

Pilates clients are often shocked to learn that scoliosis is not necessarily considered a diagnosis worthy of insurance reimbursement. It tends to be seen as a typical “individual difference” since everyone has some musculoskeletal asymmetry due to the asymmetry of the internal organs and the laterality from right or left-handedness. Plus some people can live quite asymtomatically although they show significant deformities.

Defining Scoliosis
Public health standards in the United States traditionally mandate a screening conducted at each child’s school for children at age 10, at the beginning of the second growth spurt, a time when scoliosis usually begins to show its telltale hump in a forward-bend position. Those with positive screen findings are referred into the medical system. Physicians, either a pediatricians or orthopaedists, make a true medical diagnosis of scoliosis using a radiological determination, called a Cobb angle, drawn on the Xray. The skeleton seen from the side shows four spinal curves, making an ‘S’ curve, which is normally where we see our postural preferences such as sway back, posterior or flat pelvis, rounded shoulders and forward head, which may be learned or inherited. From the back, a normal skeleton should not have much of a lateral deviation. The Cobb angle measures the apices of the most lateral curves seen from the back, and must be greater than 30 degrees to be determined clinically significant. However, even people with “minor” scoliosis can be affected by spasms and general rib, low-back and neck pain that often accompanies an altered biomechanical chain.

One major complication is that even though scoliosis is often thought of as a mere sideways shift in the frontal plane (plane cutting the body from front to back), the reality is that it’s quite 3-dimensional, causing essentially a corkscrewing of the vertebrae, due to the bony constraints of the typical shapes of the vertebrae. Add to that the chicken and egg relationship of the weighty head and the heavy legs to a spiraling spine, and you have a catch-22 of ricocheting forces reinforcing, and camouflaging, the original defect that started the whole problem. Plus, the term scoliosis is really a garbage can term, scooping up many spinal issues into one big container. Adolescent scoliosis is obviously more plastic, and intervention here may possibly change a whole life of a skeleton. Yet mature skeletons (over age 2...

Click here to read the rest of this article from Pilates-Pro.com