First Course on the Orthotic Management of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

The first course on the Orthotic Management of Idiopathic Scoliosis was held at the Cambodian School of Prosthetics and Orthotics March 12-16, 2018.  This followed the publication of the Atlas of Spinal Orthotics, partly sponsored by Exceed Worldwide (http://www.exceed-worldwide.org/atlas-of-spinal-orthotics) in 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

113 physicians, therapists and orthotists from 12 countries attended the three-day course and the international faculty consisted of two orthotists and one orthopaedic surgeon.

 

The course presented lectures, patient evaluations and hands on orthotic fabrication and pre-and post-course test scores showed a jump from 65% to 90%.