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Key Studies

Physical Therapy Scoliosis Specific Exercise (PSSE) Studies

Physical Therapy Scoliosis-Specific Exercises May Reduce Curve Progression in Mild Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Curves

(2019)

Schroth Physiotherapeutic Scoliosis-Specific Exercises Added to the Standard of Care Lead to Better Cobb Angle Outcomes in Adolescents with Idiopathic Scoliosis – an Assessor and Statistician Blinded Randomized Controlled Trial  (2016)

Effectiveness of Schroth exercises during bracing in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: Results from a preliminary study: SOSORT Award 2017 Winner (2017)

The effect of Schroth exercises added to the standard care of care on the quality of life and muscle endurance in adolescence with idiopathic scoliosis – an assessor and statistician blinded randomized control trial: "SOSORT 2015 Award Winner" (2015)

The efficacy of three-dimensional Schroth exercises in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a randomised controlled clinical trial

(2016)

Scoliosis-specific exercises can reduce the progression of severe curves in adult idiopathic scoliosis: a long-term cohort study (2015)

Scoliosis Research Society members’ attitudes towards physical therapy and physiotherapeutic scoliosis specific exercises for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (2015)

Effects of Bracing in Adolescents with Idiopathic Scoliosis (2013)

SOSORT-approved PSSE Schools
Clinically Effective in Scoliosis Treatment

Physiotherapy scoliosis-specific exercises - 

a comprehensive review of seven major schools  (2016)

BSPTS-Rigo Method

(Barcelona)

SCHOOL >

FITS and DOBOMED

(Poland)

SEAS

(Italy)

Side-shift

(England)

Schroth

(Germany)

Lyon

(France)

Global Postural Reeducation

(Canada)

Vitamin D Studies

Prevalence of 25-OH-Vitamin D and Calcium Deficiency in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

(2020)

The Role of Vitamin D in the Pathogenesis of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

(201 8)

Additional Studies

By the Patient, for the Patient: How Patient Partners Impact Research and Why They Should Be Included in Your Next Research Project

(2021)