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Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali

New York, NY 10019

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Has anyone used the Egoscue method successfully with clients?

4 Answers | Asked by Dr. Nick Rainey on Jul 11, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jul 11, 2011

After looking at your profile Nick, the Egoscue Therapy Method seems to be up your alley as you are pursuing your DPT. Congratulations. Thank you for recommending the book. I'll put it on my bucket list to read. Thanks for

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Are you passionate about ALL of your clients or do you wish you were training a different type of clientele?

17 Answers | Asked by Rachel Webster on Jul 11, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jul 11, 2011

I am passionate about all of my clients. Everyone one of the has specific goals as far as their health and fitness goals are concerned and I feel very proud that they trust me enough to help them reach their goals.

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Do you "specialize" or have your own "Niche"?

14 Answers | Asked by Rachel Webster on Jul 11, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jul 11, 2011

As an ACSM Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist, my scope of practice allows me to work with the following populations: 1. Working with individuals referred by, or are currently under the care of, a physician 2.Working with individuals with cardiovascular, pulmonary, metabolic, orthope...

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How can trainers help clients get past body image hang-ups and instead concentrate on overall health and fitness?

16 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jul 11, 2011

I believe it is high time that fitness professional learn that there is a difference between being a fitness professional and wellness professional. The manner in which the question is posed tells me that the population we are referring to is not the population that utilizes our services solely t...

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Can a Fitness Professional's reputation be tainted by their personal image?

14 Answers | Asked by Serena Pharr on Jul 01, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jul 11, 2011

If one is in the business of health and fitness and their lifestyle don't portray this, then they've lost freeness of speech. One can lose face if they don't practice what they preach.

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What are the best ways to increase range of motion in the ankle?

12 Answers | Asked by Dr. Nick Rainey on Jul 06, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jul 11, 2011

Nick, it is great that you have acknowledged that you have little knowledge in this area. You might want to first increase your knowledge of the ankle joint. Once you know the the mechanics (i.e. the names and the shapes of the bones, the muscles that surround the joint) you are in a better p...

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What are the best theraputic exercises for a very over weight person with a herniated disk in the lumbar region of the back?

7 Answers | Asked by Gigi Gregory on Jul 08, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jul 11, 2011

Hi Gigi, Karin has given you good direction. However, looking at things from the perspective of a clinician, be sure your that your insurance covers working with populations with clinical conditions. I wish you all the best.

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Do you train clients of the opposite sex in their homes? Why or Why not?

13 Answers | Asked by Lisa Lorraine Taylor on Jul 07, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jul 11, 2011

I haven't had this experience. I don't think I would go to a man's home on my own to train him. Although, I think there are precautions you can take, for me it's not worth the risk.

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Do you take your fitness regime outside of the gym and if so, how?

7 Answers | Asked by jill lawson on Jun 28, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jul 11, 2011

Yes. I take my clients out on Kangoo Jumps. I take them out and use the TRX and my oldest client who is 87 years old, I take her out in her wheelchair and train her.

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Does anyone have a full body workout using only the TRX?

6 Answers | Asked by Beth Brake on Jun 16, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jul 11, 2011

I've purchased some really great CDs from Fitness Anywhere that can give you some great suggestions. Visit their website.

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