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Schroth Method Therapy Residential Program

Scoliosis can be Managed. Our Schroth Method Therapy Residential Programs offer a conservative approach for the treatment of juvenile, adolescent and adult idiopathic scoliosis. The programs are designed for individuals seeking an alternative treatment option. You can reside close to our Centre while participating in a program of scoliosis exercise therapy.

Program Objectives

The Schroth Method is an exercise based treatment which aims to improve posture, balance and movement. The overall objective of the Schroth Method Therapy Residential Programs is to help slow down or stop the progression of scoliosis in order to avoid the necessity of surgery.

Other program objectives include: pain relief, restoring normal posture, improving lung capacity and rib mobilization through corrective breathing.

Further information about the Schroth Method and how it helps scoliosis is available here:

3 Day Program

  • 12 hour program scheduled over 3 days
  • Day 1: 2 hour assessment consultation, plus a 2 hour scoliosis exercise therapy session
  • Day 2: 2 x 2 hour scoliosis exercise therapy sessions
  • Day 3:  2 x 2 hour scoliosis exercise therapy sessions
  • Cost:$700
  • Includes Home Exercise Program and training in Activities in Daily Living (ADL)

6 Day Program

  • 22 hour program scheduled over 6 days
  • Day 1: 2 hour assessment consultation
  • Day 2: 2 x 2 hour scoliosis exercise therapy sessions
  • Day 3: 2 x 2 hour scoliosis exercise therapy sessions
  • Day 4: 2 x 2 hour scoliosis exercise therapy sessions
  • Day 5: 2 x 2 hour scoliosis exercise therapy sessions
  • Day 6: 2 x 2 hour scoliosis exercise therapy sessions
  • Cost:$1400
  • Includes Home Exercise Program and training in Activities in Daily Living (ADL)

Home Exercise Program

After attending a Schroth Method Therapy Residential Program, patients are encouraged to perform their home exercise program on an ongoing basis to help maintain their improved posture in activities of daily living. Home exercise programs are usually structure around 20-25 minute sessions, 4 days per week.

Travel

Our Scoliosis Therapy Centre is located south west of Melbourne, Australia, at 35 Oakden Road, Drysdale, Victoria 3222.

  • Melbourne to Drysdale: 98 km (approx 90 mins by car).
  • Geelong to Drysdale: 24km (approx 20 mins by car)

Train services operate daily between Melbourne and Geelong, and connecting bus services operate daily between Geelong rail station and Drysdale.

Flights

For interstate clients,  Jetstar, Qantas and Virgin Australia operate flights from all major interstate capitals to Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport and Geelong’s Avalon Airport.

For international clients, many operators fly from Asia to Tullamarine Airport in Melbourne.

Accommodation

Local Accommodation (5 minutes by car)

  • Drysdale
  • Clifton Springs

Nearby Accommodation (10 to 20 minutes by car)

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