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Abs workouts for duchenne

Anyone knows are abs exercises useful or not recommended for children with duchenne? and If useful ,how many repetitions and time weekly?

Started by Shady

0 Jul 21, 2017

Standing Frames/Standing Device

Dear all, Anybody using standing frames or standing devices  for the boys? Please can you send some links/or name of the standing frame? M…

Started by Andreea Vasiliu

0 Apr 2, 2017

Massage Table for Streches

Hi All, I am right now doing stretches for my son on a couch. I wanted to buy a good massage table for his stretches. i am looking for som…

Started by ven

0 Mar 5, 2017

Results from physical therapy?

Our son George who just turned thirteen is non ambulatory as of about three years ago.  He has been living with his Mom and the only PT hei…

Started by Rachel Sedacca-Replogle

1 Oct 27, 2016
Reply by Sam

Awesome technique for stretching!

Our PT saw Danny last week (age 6) and suggested that when we stretch him to put on his knee immobilizers. this way he cannot bend at the k…

Started by Jenny Garofalo

30 Apr 12, 2016
Reply by Eddy Rivera

Frequency of Physical Therapy - Debate with insurance company

My son is now 12 years old and ambulatory. He has been receiving PT from a professional 5 days per week for the past 5 years. The insurance…

Started by Manu Gambhir

4 Mar 13, 2015
Reply by Jeff Sobel


For those that have their son in any kind of aquatic therapy, what do they do?  Is there a good website somewhere that could give me ideas…

Started by Laurie Paschal

19 Dec 16, 2014
Reply by Lynne Nicholson

Is it early to start with physical therapy with boy of 18 months?

Is it early to start with physical therapy with boy of 18 months? He doesn't has any symptoms yet, started to walk from 15 monts, his musc…

Started by Dalibor Randjelovic

7 Jun 12, 2014
Reply by Alissa Braga

Physiothearapy for 4 year old with Duchenne

The question I have is regarding how often my son of 4 should have a dedicated physiotherapy session. Currently we visit a physiothearapist…

Started by Angelique

3 Apr 29, 2014
Reply by Angelique

Fractured hip

Hi all, my son, Kyle is 21 yrs old and was diagnosed with DMD when he was 5. We put him on deflazacort when he was in grade 1 and it has ke…

Started by Carolyn Lefferson

0 Dec 27, 2013


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