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The method of Katharina Schroth - history, principles and current development

Hans-Rudolf Weiss

Author Affiliations

Orthopedic Surgeon, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Chiropractor (German school) Rehabilitation service Gesundheitsforum Nahetal Alzeyer Str. 23 D-55457 Gensingen, Germany

Scoliosis 2011, 6:17  doi:10.1186/1748-7161-6-17

Published: 30 August 2011

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Katharina Schroth, born February 22nd 1894 in Dresden Germany, was suffering from a moderate scoliosis herself and underwent treatment with a steel brace at the age of 16 years before she decided to develop a more functional approach of treatment for herself.