Scoliosis definition by Dr. Manuel Rigo
Connection with the patient: Bolero de Ravel
© Manuel Rigo Caldito, Núria Puigdevall Coderch, Mónica Villagrasa Escudero, Garikoitz Aristegui Racero, 2020. All rights reserved with the authors
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“Looking after the person, not just the curve”
Dr. Manuel Rigo
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General Objectives of the BSPTS-Concept by Rigo certification course:
- Give the physiotherapist specific information and knowledge about scoliosis (assessment, natural history, prognosis and treatment) to become a qualified member of a multidisciplinary team according to SOSORT Guidelines.
- Encourage thinking and critical/constructive reasoning when facing the different theories on the causes and development of scoliosis, the assessment systems and the treatment strategies, mainly non-surgical (Rehabilitation and Bracing).
Basic knowledge on scoliosis and other alterations of the spine
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General Principles of the BSPTS-Concept by Rigo; Specific principles of Correction; Pre-defined Strategies of Correction according to Rigo Classification and Basic Unloading Starting Positions and Integration in Loading Positions.
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