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In April both Rebecca Harding and Natasha Korbut (Orthotist) travelled overseas gaining new information regarding recent developments in scoliosis management.  Rebecca attended the International Scoliosis conference (SOSORT) in San Francisco spending time with her international colleagues whom are passionate about scoliosis and Natasha was in Germany and then The Netherlands working with and learning from

Recently Rebecca Harding presented at the Spine Society of Australia’s national conference, whose membership consists nearly entirely of spinal surgeons. The aim was to increase surgeons awareness of the evidence for Physiotherapeutic Scoliosis-Specific Exercises (PSSE ie Schroth) in the conservative management of AIS. What prompted the presentation was the publication in the last 2 years

This is a well balanced article about Schroth that was published in the Philadelphia Inquirer Daily News. It has comments by orthopadic surgeons and Schroth trained physiotherapists. Philadelphia Inquirer article

There is now a scoliosis support group in Melbourne for girls who have scoliosis and their parents. The Curvy Girls began in America and has expanded with groups now in Brazil, Canada and Australia. Their clever slogans say it all “We’ve got your back” and “You are not alone!”. They have also recently produced a

Many leading hospitals around the world now have Schroth trained physiotherapists on staff. Some of these include Seattle’s Children’s Hospital, Texas Children’s Hospital, The Hospital for Special Surgery (New York) and Penang Hospital (Asia). The following links have been provided for your interest. Seattle Children’s hospital (USA) Hospital for Special Surgery New York SouthWest General