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Past SOSORT Webinars

Webinar #7 Psychological Dimensions Related to Idiopathic Scoliosis Assessment and Treatment in Adolescents and Adults

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Our past SOSORT Webinar - Psychological Dimensions Related to Idiopathic Scoliosis Assessment and Treatment in Adolescents and Adults- was February 17, 2024 from 9-10:15 a.m. EST. 

This webinar aims to provide tools and strategies for managing the psychological aspects of a patient both across the team of providers and during the individual practioner's evaluation and treatment.

Webinar #6 - Neurogenic Scoliosis Literature Review and Current Treatments

November 11th

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM EST

Neurological scoliosis is a condition that we all treat in different ways as clinicians. These range from paediatric to senior years and include dynamic elastomeric fabric orthoses, semi & rigid bracing, surgical interventions and physiotherapy. We have excellent specialist clinicians who will provide a truly impressive educational learning opportunity.


Mr. Tucker, MBBS FRCS(Eng) FRCS(Orth)., will review the literature and case study related to surgical approaches for neurologic based scoliosis

Martin J A Matthews, M.Phil; Dip OPTEC; MBAPO, will review the literature related to orthotic approaches for neurologic based scoliosis

Esther De Rue, Physiotherapist, will review of the literature related to physiotherapeutic approaches for neurologic based scoliosis

Webinar #5 - SOSORT contributions to the non-operative care of people with scoliosis and kyphosis

Join us for an informative webinar hosted by SOSORT (Society on Scoliosis Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Treatment) which is a society focused on research and treatment of scoliosis and kyohosis.

This special group of discussions occurred at SpineWeek and is being brought to those of you who could not attend SOSORT and Spine Week May 2023. This event was and is a unique opportunity that brings together experts in the field who provide state of the art information about conservative management of scoliosis.

Don't miss out on this gathering of knowledge, innovation, and collaboration. Elevate your expertise and reignite your drive for excellence in scoliosis treatment 

  • Bracing for Scoliosis: New Developments (James Wynne)
  • Physiotherapy scoliosis Specific Exercises: From school and tradition to more common evidence based approach (Sanja Schreiber)
  • Outcome measures in scoliosis treatments: is the Cobb angle enough? (Sabrina Donzelli)
  • SOSORT Guidelines for scoliosis conservation treatment: An Update (Fabio Zaina)

Webinar #4 – Bracing for Adults with Scoliosis

Experts in the field discussed the evidence of bracing, treatment goals, current treatment guidelines, and culminating with an exciting interdisciplinary round table discussion.


8 October 2022

10am -11:30am EST

Moderator: Jim Wynne

Video #1: Evidence on Bracing in adults supported by evidence 

  • Fabio Zaina, MD

Video #2: Bracing in ASD indications and treatment goals

  • Jean Claude deMauroy, MD

Q&A audience


  • Jean Claude deMauroy, MD
  • Grant Wood, CPO
  • Jeb McAviney, DC

Panel Discussion:

  • Jean Claude deMauroy, MD, Grant Wood, CPO, Jeb McAviney, DC, Fabio Zaina, MD

Q&A audience

Webinar #3 – PSSE for Adults with Scoliosis

Organized by SOSORT’s educational committee and supported by the communications committee.

Chaired by Sanja Schreiber, PhD

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Moderator: Larry Cohen, PT, PhD

#1: Physiotherapeutic Scoliosis-Specific Exercises (PSSE) for Adults Supported by Evidence

  • Eric Parent, PT, PhD

#2: PSSE for Adult Scoliosis: Indications and Treatment Goals

  • Fabio Zaina, MD, PM&R

#3: PSSE for Adult Scoliosis (Prescription and Goals) – Round Table

Speakers including a spinal surgeon, a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist, and a PSSE representative will present their clinic approach and decision-making process, followed by a 10-minute discussion about how multidisciplinary teamwork should be structured.

  • Charles H. Crawford III, MD, Adult & Pediatric Spine Surgeon
  • Sabrina Donzelli, MD, PM&R
  • Alessandra Negrini, DPT

Webinar # 2 – Bracing in AIS or hyperkyphosis in growing children

Educational Committee – Chair – Sanja Schreiber, PhD

Co-Chair – Hagit Berdishevsky, DPT

Length: 75 min

Moderator – Suncica Bulat W├╝rsching, MD

Speakers– Angelo Aulisa, MD; Stefano Negrini, MD; Manuel Rigo, MD, James Wynne, CPO; and Andreas W├╝rsching, CPO

Below are the discussed topics:

  • Overview of the current literature on bracing supported by the evidence
  • Bracing indication and treatment goals
  • Brace treatment protocols (prescription and goals) – Round table

Webinar # 1 – Physiotherapeutic Scoliosis Specific Exercise (PSSE) for Growing Children with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) and Hyperkyphosis

eSOSORT 2021 Pre-Conference Educational Webinar

Hosted by: SOSORT Educational Committee

Chaired by: Sanja Shreiber, PhD, KT and Hagit Berdishevsky, DPT

Moderated by Joe O’Brien, MBA

Speakers – Hagit Berdishevsky, DPT, Tony Betts, PT, Sabrina Donzelli, MD, Andrea Lebel, PT, Eric Parent, PhD, PT, Michele Romano, PT, Sanja Schreiber, PhD, KT


  • Overview of the current literature on PSSE for growing children supported by the evidence
  • PSSE indications and treatment goals
  • PSSE treatment protocols (prescription and goals) – Round table discussion


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