Patient Library

Patient Library

Physical therapists at Spinal Dynamics of Wisconsin recommend the following:


   Back and Neck Pain

  • Does bowel dysfunction affect back pain and balance? Read More>>
  • Treating sacroiliac dysfunction can resolve many instances of low back pain Read More>>
  • Physical therapists offer low- cost solution to high cost expenditures for acute low back pain Read More>> 
  • Physical therapists offer low-cost solution to high cost expenditures for spinal conditions Read More>>
  • Foam rollers offer new treatment methods for back pain Read Article>> and See Exercises>>

   Scoliosis in Adults and Adolescents

  • Brace treatment during pubertal growth spurt in girls with idiopathic scoliosis Read More>>
  • SOSORT Guidelines: Indications for conservative management of scoliosis Read More >>
  • Evidence to support conservative management of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis Read More >>
  • Impact of scoliosis and scoliosis treatment on adult women and pregnant women Read More >>
  • Positive effects of therapeutic exercise in the treatment of adult scoliosis Read More >>
  • Cindy Marti's 2010 SOSORT presentation on adult scoliosis treatment View Here >>
  • Insufficient evidence to support bracing alone as a method for treating adolescent scoliosis View Here >>
  • Many factors to consider when bracing for scoliosis Read More >>
  • Therapeutic exercise used to reverse adult scoliosis Read More >>

   Custom Cheneau-type brace following Rigo principles

  • Evaluation of the Cheneau brace in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis Read More>> 

   Pelvic Floor Pain

  • Urogynecological problems in pregnancy and postpartum Read More>>  

   Parkinson's Disease

  • Psychogenic Parkinson disease Read More>>
  • Tango improves balance, mobility in patients with Parkinson's disease  Read More>>


  • Management of activity and rest is the key to helping patients cope Read More>>

   Kinesio Taping

  • Kinesio tape used in PT include pain relief, control of swelling, and improved circulation Read More>>

   Intramuscular Stimulation (Trigger Point Dry Needling)

  • Pain relief using a new technique for physical therapists in the U.S. Read More>>


  • Cervicogenic headaches crack student concentration Read More>>
  • Migraine triggers respond to physical therapy intervention Read More>>

   Myofascial Pain Syndrome

  • Trigger point pain responds to manual and instrument-assisted methods Read More>> 

Books, CD's & DVD's


  • Scoliosis and the Human Spine, by Martha C. Hawes, Ph.D; ISBN 0-9719546-0-7  Order Here>> 
  • Three-Dimensional Treatment for Scoliosis - A Physiotherapeutic Method for Deformities of the Spine, by Christa Lehnert-Schroth, P.T.; ISBN: 978-0-914959-02-1  Order Here>> 
  • The Conservative Scoliosis Treatment - 1st SOSORT Instructional Course Lectures Book, Edited by Theodoros B. Grivas; ISBN 978-1-58603-842-7  This book provides a compilation of many professional presentations given at SOSORT meetings.  Order Here>>  

   Pelvic Floor - Constipation

  • Let's Get Things Moving, by Pauline Chiarelli, Sue Markwell; ISBN 1-875531-23-8
  • Digestive Wellness, by Elizabeth Lipski, PhD, CCN; ISBN 0-07-144196-4
  • The Maker's Diet, by Jordan Rubin; ISBN 0-425-20413-8

   Pelvic Floor - Incontinence

  • Bladder and Bowel Issues for Kids, by Janet Hulme MA, PT; ISBN-101928812058
  • Women's Waterworks, by Pauline Chiarelli; ISBN 1875531009
  • Staying Dry: A Practical Guide to Bladder Control, by Kathryn Burgio; ISBN 0801839092
  • Prevent It! A Guide for Men and Women with Leakage from the Back Passage, by Grace Dorey; ISBN 0-9541445-1-1
  • Clench It or Drench It: A Self-Help Guide for Ladies who Lunch, Laugh, and Leak, by Grace Dorey; ISBN 0-9545393-0-3
  • Treating Urinary Incontinence, (DVD/Video) Family Health Media Order Here>>
  • Roll for Control, (DVD/Video) Janet Hulme MA, PT Order Here>>

   Pelvic Floor - Pain Disorders

  • Heal Pelvic Pain: The Proven Stretching, Strengthening and Nutrition Program for Relieving Pain Incontinence, I.B.S, and Other Symptoms without Surgery, by Amy Stein MPT; ISBN-13: 9780071546560
  • Understanding Vaginismus and Dysparuenia, by Ditza Katz; ISBN 0970029810
  • The Vulvodynia Survival Guide, by Howard Glazer, PhD; ISBN 1-57224-291-4
  • Pelvic Pain and Low Back Pain - Self Care and Treatment, by Janet Hulme MA, PT; ISBN-10: 1928812023
  • The Interstitial Cystitis Survival Guide, by Robt Modwin MD; ISBN 1-57224-210-8 
  • A Headache in the Pelvis, by Dr. Rodney Anderson and David Wise PhD; ISBN 0-9727755-0-1
    Provides an in-depth understanding of the multi-faceted causes of chronic pelvic pain
  • The V Book, by Elizabeth Stewart; ISBN 9780553381146
  • New Dawn Pilates, (DVD/Video) by Jenny Lelwica Buttaccio OT Order Here>>
  • Physiological Quieting, (DVD/Video) Order Here>>

   Pelvic Floor - Prolapse

  • Saving the Whole Woman, by Christine Ann Kent; ISBN-10: 0970144016

   Pelvic Floor - Sexual Health

  • For Women Only, by Jennifer Berman, Laura Berman, Elisabeth Bumiller; ISBN 10: 0805064052
  • Make It or Fake It: A Self-Help Guide for Women, by Grace Dorey; ISBN 0-9545393-0-3
  • Pump Up Your Penis: Easy Exercises to Strengthen Your Erection, by Grace Dorey; ISBN 978-0-9545393-5-1
  • Stronger and Longer! Improving Erections with Pelvic Floor Exercises, by Grace Dorey; ISBN 0-9545393-3-8
  • Love Your Gusset: Making Friends with Your Pelvic Floor, by Grace Dorey

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