What is the Schroth Method?
The Schroth Method for scoliosis is a conservative exercise program that involves a three-dimensional approach to elongate the trunk and correct imbalances of the spine. Specific exercises are provided based on the curve patterns and severity, as well as the patient’s function and mobility.
The Exercise Goals:
Who would benefit from Schroth?
The treatment approach can be used to treat scoliosis patient of ALL AGES and can be utilized to treat in all stages of scoliosis, bracing, and after surgery.
What are the exercises like?
Specific exercises are provided based on the curve patterns and severity, as well as the patient’s function and mobility. The goal is to create awareness of the new posture and alignment through position, repetitions, and breathing. Exercises are designed to reduce the flat back and rib prominence and restore alignment of the pelvis.
How long will I be treated for?
Your Schroth program will be based on your individual evaluation. Treatment sessions are typically 60 min long and can range in the number of sessions.
What to bring?
Cost per session?
The program is taught one-on-one by a trained Physiotherapist. The cost per session is $150 and can be covered under Physiotherapy by private health insurance.
Appointments are available on Saturdays starting January 2018.
$150 per session