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Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali

New York, NY 10019

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How do you cope when faced with significant struggle? Personally and professionally?

6 Answers | Asked by Ryan Halvorson on Aug 09, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 10, 2011

I read a really interesting book called "Taming Your Gremlins - A Surprisingly Simple Method for Getting Out of Your Own Way." It is written by Rick Carson. I found the book to be very helpful in learning coping strategies when I face challenges. It is easy to allow the emotions and feelings ...

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Do you want to know how to find out who voted on your answers? Follow the instructions below.

4 Answers | Asked by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 09, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 09, 2011

At the top of your profile page you will see your name. 1. Click it. It will take you to your profile. Once you are there look the the left hand side of your profile page. You will find the section where you can see how many questions you have answered. Once there 2. Click on the numb...

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What exercise protocols do you follow when working with breast cancer survivors?

12 Answers | Asked by Naomi Aaronson on Aug 07, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 08, 2011

Thanks Naomi for responding. First of all I want to encourage you to join the ACSM Cancer Interest Group. I am a member and must say I need to be a little bit more involved. The chair person is Catherine Jankowski. Regarding following a protocol after TRAM flaps. Yes. It's the protocol dev...

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Has anyone of you had to work with a person suffering from Piriformis syndrome? Did you device new exercises to manage the pain

9 Answers | Asked by Ruti Abrashkin on Aug 08, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 08, 2011

l am famililar with Piriformis syndrome and generally don't touch it. I wait until they are pain free in order to work with them. However, if, as you mention, someone is "suffering" and having "pain" I generally tell them to go see their physician. in the textbook "Diagnosis and Treatment of Mov...

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Any ideas for a weight loss plateau for a 61 yr old woman who is post menopausal? Weight wont budge.

27 Answers | Asked by Britany Morgan on Aug 08, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 08, 2011

I personally think you should focus on changing the body shape through resistance training. As we age we tend to lose muscle tissue. This results in a decrease in BMR. Although muscle weighs more than fat and the scale will likely not move considerably, she will appear thinner, she will have ma...

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What exercise protocols do you follow when working with breast cancer survivors?

12 Answers | Asked by Naomi Aaronson on Aug 07, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 07, 2011

Hello Naomi, I believe we had occasion to meet at an IDEA convention a couple of years back at a pilates session. Nice to connect with you again. I'd like to start by saying that I had the opportunity to take the Breast Cancer Recovery Exercise program continuing education course put together...

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Is muscle isolation a good practice, bad practice or just not the most optimal?

13 Answers | Asked by Gus Aguirre on Aug 05, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 07, 2011

I'll be sure to ask Dr. Mike Jones, DPT on Tuesday evening. Thanks Louie.

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What are the best hiking destinations in the US?

8 Answers | Asked by Angela Cordoni on Jun 03, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 07, 2011

You might want to visit "Hike an Appalachian Trail." Here is the link: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/new/index.htm

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Looking for article on "Cholesterol Controllers"

5 Answers | Asked by Denise Munday on May 16, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 07, 2011

The National Cholesterol Education Program might be a good resource for your. Here is the link. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/new/index.htm

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Do you design your own website or did you hire someone? I lost my web designer need a new one. Any recommendations?

16 Answers | Asked by Lisa Lorraine Taylor on Jul 19, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 07, 2011

The company I use is called Hostway. They were contracted with Costco at the they designed my website for me. Although I am happy with them, the only disadvantage I would say is they their customer support is outsourced to Eastern Europe. www.hostway.com

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