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  • Physiotherapists: Back pain, headaches plague Dutch youth
    Posted in: Fresh view topics

    Bad posture (Photo: Skoivuma/Wikimedia Commons) Young people in the Netherlands increasingly deal with back pain, neck and shoulder pain due to bad posture and too little exercise, numerous physiotherapists said to Dutch newspaper AD. They feel that parents, teachers and doctors pay too little attention to kids’ posture these days. The generation born after 1995 […]

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    Help to stop scoliosis now!
    Posted in: AIS: ‘The current state of affairs’, Fresh view topics

    Help to stop scoliosis now! Ever wondered why there aren’t better solutions? Join forces and help!   Why? Imagine that you are a 14-year-old girl and you have idiopathic scoliosis. You’re getting a huge hump and becoming increasingly curved. Five years of therapy and using a brace have not worked and the only option is […]

  • Scoliosis awareness: ‘Waste of time or time well spent’.
    Posted in: Fresh view topics

    It is hard to ignore that June still is Scoliosis is awareness month. To assess whether this campaign is a waste of time or time well spent, further investigation seems inevitable to get closer to the core. What does scoliosis awareness means in the sense of awareness? The Cambridge dictionary describes awareness  as follows; Knowledge that […]

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    Scoliosis awareness month: Sense or nonsense?
    Posted in: Fresh view topics

        This month June is ‘Scoliosis awareness month’: hard to ignore. Numerous initiatives have been launched to promote recognition and gain more insight into the disease. With the main objective: get attention for the prevailing scoliosis issues and  convince governments, orthopedic surgeons and other practitioners to place this subject firmly on top of the […]

  • from scoliosis to normal axis in 4 years
    Scoliosis:’Prevent or cure’.
    Posted in: Clinical trials, Fresh view topics, School Screening: 'Abolish or enact’, The magnitude of the problems identified

     Scoliosis: ‘Prevent cure’.   Though, perhaps one has forgotten and lost themselves in the search of permanent surgical scoliosis solutions.  Many professionals working within the scoliosis-care are convinced of the fact, that the current methods aren’t working sufficiently and effective enough. They aren’t providing the necessary support and relief patients need. Every day these professionals […]

  • ‘Fresh view blog topics’ on adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS)
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    Tuesday, March 24, 2015 Last week’s edition of the first published article; ‘Preface’, has been received with great interest. Many viewers became followers, which emphasizes that the discussion of scoliosis treatment is a big issue and ‘very hot’. It also gives a clear signal from society that there is an urgent need for independent ‘Fresh […]

Contact Ingrid M.J. Kersten

Connect logical matters, primarily based on my parental experience and practical thinking. Inventive, curious and always searching for better solutions.

Ingrid M.J. Kersten
Arnhem, the Netherlands