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Schroth Method for Scoliosis

When it comes to scoliosis, you want the least invasive treatments, without interrupting your life. The Schroth Method is a low-impact form of physical therapy, with exercises designed to stop curve progression and improve quality of life. In some cases, it can even prevent the need for spine surgery.

Good Shepherd’s Schroth-certified therapists have advanced training so they can customize a physical therapy program based on your age, skeletal maturity and specific spine curvature.

What is the Schroth Method?

The Schroth Method is a physical therapy approach to scoliosis treatment. It is based on exercises tailored to each patient’s spine curvature.

Schroth therapy can help stop your scoliosis from progressing and lower your chance of needing surgery. The goals of the Schroth Method are to:

  • Make you more aware of your posture
  • Help correct your posture by improving muscle strength
  • Improve breathing quality and increase lung capacity
  • Decrease joint pain related to muscle imbalances from the spinal curve

Who Would Benefit From The Schroth Method?

The treatment approach can use used to treat scoliosis patients of ALL AGES and can be utilized to treat in all stages of scoliosis, including after surgery.