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Scoliosis Therapy Centre - Bellarine Peninsula

Adult Scoliosis with Quality of Life

Evidence that the Schroth Method of conservative treatment for scoliosis can alleviate, and eliminate pain, and therefore enhance quality of life despite the presence of adult scoliosis, is well documented in a research article published in 2012 – The Schroth Method of Treatment for a Patient Diagnosed with Scoliosis: A Case Report. The 62 female […]

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Treatment of Idiopathic Scoliosis during Adolescent Growth

Idiopathic scoliosis may develop at any time during childhood and adolescence but it is most common in periods of rapid growth spurts. The growth spurt in adolescence occurs between 11 and 14 years of age when scoliosis can progress rapidly from the beginning of puberty. Once girls experience their first menstruation, the risk of curve […]

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Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis – Workshop

A Scoliosis Therapy Workshop is scheduled for parents and adolescents interested in learning more about the Schroth Method, a conservative exercise treatment approach for idiopathic scoliosis. Idiopathic scoliosis may develop at any time during childhood and adolescence but it is most common during periods of rapid growth spurts. The growth spurt in adolescence occurs between […]

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Effectiveness of Schroth Exercise Therapy

The results of a study (March 2016) undertaken at a hospital in South Korea reported Schroth exercise therapy as being significantly effective as a conservative form of treatment for idiopathic scoliosis. The study was conducted with 5 female patients over a 12 week period which involved 3 x 60 minute Schroth exercise therapy sessions per […]

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Schroth Method – Preventing Progression

The Schroth Method offers conservative management of idiopathic scoliosis in the form of scoliosis specific physical exercises – the main goal being the prevention of curve progression. Scoliosis specific physical exercises counter the ‘vicious cycle‘ by restraining deforming forces and establishing a ‘virtuos cycle’, not only during corrective exercises but also in activities of daily […]

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Adult Scoliosis

Adults, children and teenagers with scoliosis are all affected by what is known as the ‘Vicious Cycle‘. Once their structural scoliosis has begun, a vicious cycle of asymmetrical gravitational loading takes over. As the Vicious Cycle takes hold it causes: more changes in the deformed vertebrae; further progression of the curve, which looses its flexibility; […]

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Idiopathic Scoliosis and the Schroth Method

Schroth Method scoliosis exercises when performed consistently, improve posture, mobility and balance, and facilitate more efficient movement patterns. The Schroth Method is not just another ‘exercise fad’, in vogue for a short period of time only, promising much, but delivering little. Katharina Schroth, who suffered a moderate scoliosis and wore a steel brace at 16 years […]

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