3rd SOSORT Educational Course Chicago, 8 of May 2013


 3-D Nature of AIS – Implications in PT and Bracing

Jean Claude de Mauroy - Clinique du Parc, Lyon, France


 The SOSORT Guidelines

Prof. Stefano Negrini, University of Brescia - Don Gnocchi Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine


 Evaluation Methodology for Morphology of Spine and Trunk

Tomasz Kotwicki, MD, PhD, Head of Spine Disorders Unit, Department of Pediatric Orthopedics, University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland


 SOSORT Standards of Management for Conservative IS Treatment

Dr Theodoros B. GRIVAS, MD, PhD, Orthopaedic & Spinal Surgeon, Director of the Trauma and Orthopaedic Department “Tzanio” General Hospital of Piraeus, Greece




 Developing your Scoliosis project- important aspects to consider for conducting small scale studies. 

With Examples from the ongoing SETS RCT study

Eric PARENT, PT, M.Sc. Ph.D. Associate professor,Dept. of Physical Therapy and adjunct Professor,Dept. of Surgery UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA, EDMonton, Canada


 Planning your Research Project: Asking an answerable research question


Dr Josette Bettany- Saltikov PhD, MSc, MCSP, PGC, Senior Lecturer in Research Methods and Chartered Physiotherapist, Teesside University, UK


 Publishing your research results in the SOSORT journal Scoliosis


Theodoros B. GRIVAS, MD PhD, Scoliosis Editor in Chief, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, "Tzaneio" General Hospital, Tzani and Afendouli 1 st, Piraeus 18536, Greece