International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Book Review | Literature | Albania | Volume 13 Issue 1, January 2024 | Rating: 5.4 / 10

Schroth Therapy: Advancements in Conservative Scoliosis Treatment (3rd Edition): Book Review

Ledina Nikolla [2]

Abstract: The third edition of Schroth Therapy represents a significant advancement in the non-surgical treatment of scoliosis, building upon its two predecessors published in 2015 and 2018. This edition not only updates the rehabilitation programs but also integrates modern technologies like biofeedback, 3D modeling, and multimedia elements through QR codes. The authors, tracing the origins of Schroth Therapy back to Catherina Schroth, offer a comprehensive guide encompassing the history, evolution, and current best practices in scoliosis treatment. The book is structured into ten chapters, each with its bibliography, and combines theoretical insights with practical case studies, aided by visual and video aids. While highlighting the strengths of the Schroth Best Practice Program, the book also candidly addresses its limitations, particularly in terms of its promotion strategies. This edition is particularly valuable for physiotherapists and healthcare professionals, offering a thorough and contemporary approach to scoliosis management.In this book is all the story of scoliosis and the Schroth therapy the born and evolution in years. The name of this therapy comes from Catherina Schroth, born in 1894 in Dresden Germany, suffered from idiopathic scoliosis, and later she decided to develop a more functional treatment approach. The first scientific evidence for Schroth therapy was published in Germany in 1995 by ?Dr. Weiss and all this year he works to evaluate this method.

Keywords: Schroth Therapy, Scoliosis Treatment, Non-surgical Rehabilitation, Best Practice Guidelines, Physiotherapy Education

Edition: Volume 13 Issue 1, January 2024,

Pages: 741 - 741

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