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power plate / whole body vibration

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anitha Jan 1, 2013. 7 Replies

Does anyone have any information on the power plate, using whole body vibrations to stimulate the brain and muscles in our boys?  I am wondering if this is something that may be of help, or not worth…Continue

 

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Anitha replied to Michael Fox's discussion power plate / whole body vibration
"Pilates, like Yoga, has become a common way to exercise. Pilates is a technique that focuses on core strengthening, balance, and flexibility. These principles are some of the same principles used in the rehabilitation of many common…"
Jan 1, 2013
Tom replied to Michael Fox's discussion power plate / whole body vibration
"What is Pilates and how is it done?"
Dec 10, 2012
Anitha replied to Michael Fox's discussion power plate / whole body vibration
"Hi Sheri, haven't tried Powerplate but my son - 10yo with DMD has been doing Pilates with a personal trainer with the intention of preserving his muscle strength, joint flexibility, easing the stress on his back caused by toe walking and…"
Apr 2, 2012

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Ryan Fischer and Michael Fox are now friends
Oct 21, 2011
Michael Fox replied to Michael Fox's discussion power plate / whole body vibration
"Thank you Pat; for always looking outside of the box, exploring every avenue and never giving up!  I will be looking forward to what we find in December, and will continue to explore in the mean time.  ;)  Sheri"
Sep 29, 2011

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Pat Furlong replied to Michael Fox's discussion power plate / whole body vibration
"There has been some general interest in the power plate and some basic studies proposed.  The Power Plate is currently in trial in elderly populations.   Pilot studies have been proposed focused on use of the power plate to increase…"
Sep 29, 2011
Michael Fox replied to Michael Fox's discussion power plate / whole body vibration
"Thanks Keith!  I did see Pat's response along with Cori's, however I am still unclear if any of the DMD boys have tried it???  Would it be foolish of me to put my 5yo at a low cellular dose for a short time to see the…"
Sep 27, 2011
Keith Van Houten replied to Michael Fox's discussion power plate / whole body vibration
"Pat responded to this on Facebook.  Basic ghist of it was that they were looking at it and considering funding some kind of study.  If I could figure out the new Facebook, I'd copy and paste it or give you a link - but alas..."
Sep 25, 2011
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power plate / whole body vibration

Does anyone have any information on the power plate, using whole body vibrations to stimulate the brain and muscles in our boys?  I am wondering if this is something that may be of help, or not worth the time and $. Thank you,Sheri See More
Sep 24, 2011
Michael Fox is now a member of PPMD Community
Jan 12, 2010

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Jacob
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Eagan Minnesota

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