East Central District Continuing Education Presentation & District Business Meeting
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Join the members of the East Central District for their first meeting of the year and presentation titled "Schroth Method for Scoliosis: How do I say it and how can it help my patients?" Presented by Lorena Ramirez, PT, DPT. All proceeds will go towards FPTA advocacy efforts.

When: Tuesday, March 3, 2020
7:00 PM
Where: Herzing University
1865 SR 436 S
Winter Park, Florida  32792
United States
Contact: Lorena Ramirez, PT, DPT

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Meeting Information

The East Central District will host it's first quarter district business meeting and a presentation on "Schroth Method for Scoliosis: How do I say it and how can it help my patients?" Presented by Lorena Ramirez, PT, DPT. There is no charge to attend this course, we ask that instead you make a donation to FPT-PAC in whatever amount you are able: https://www.fpta.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1333283&group=

Registration and donations (cash or check) will be accepted on site, as well. Light refreshments will be served.

The money raised for the Florida Physical Therapy Political Action Committee (FPT-PAC) will be used in our efforts to modernize the practice act in Florida. The Florida Practice Act governs every physical therapist and physical therapist assistant in the state. We need your support to modernize the act and remove barriers to providing physical therapy services.

Pricing & Registration

There is no charge to attend this meeting but the East Central District leaders request that you make a donation to FPT-PAC instead in whatever amount you are able.

Once your registration is complete, you will see a link on the thank you page that will take you to the FPT-PAC donations web page. You will also receive an email confirmation with the link to make a donation. Please type in the comments section of the FPT-PAC donation form that you are attending the East Central District meeting.

Link to make FPT-PAC donation: https://www.fpta.org/donations/donate.asp?id=19301

If you do not receive a confirmation email, please contact FPTA at info@fpta.org or 850.222.1243.

Meeting Schedule


District Business Meeting
Presentation - Schroth Method for Scoliosis: How do I say it and how can it help my patients

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Herzing University
1865 SR 436 S
Winter Park, FL 32792

About the Presentation

Provides one (1) live hour of continuing education towards Florida license renewal.

Course Objectives:

  1. Definition of scoliosis and what constitutes a scoliotic curvature
  2. Different types of scoliosis including congenital, infantile, juvenile, adolescent degenerative, and neuromuscular scoliosis
  3. Typical course of treatment for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis by Orthopedics and Scoliosis Research Society
  4. Typical physical therapy treatment for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
  5. Origins of the Schroth Method in Germany
  6. Indications for the Schroth Method for Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
  7. Risser score versus the Sanders score in relation to Peak Velocity Growth
  8. Bone Density relationship to Scoliosis
  9. Physical Therapy assessment including Objective measurements, Curve classification
  10. Examples of different exercises
  11. Indicated versus non-indicated exercise for the Schroth Method

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Tallahassee, FL 32303
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