Year 2020, Volume 7 , Issue 1, Pages 1 - 12 2020-04-30

Schroth Method in Scoliosis Treatment
Skolyoz Tedavisinde Schroth Yöntemi

Tuğba KURU ÇOLAK [1] , Burçin AKÇAY [2] , Adnan APTİ [3]

Schroth exercises are the most commonly used scoliosis-specific exercises used by physiotherapists in the world. Schroth is a three-dimensional scoliosis-specific exercise method was developed by Katharina Schroth in Germany in the early 1900s. The method was updated and developed over time by Schroth's daughter Christa Lehnert-Schroth and her grandson Hans R. Weiss. It is widely used in the treatment of scoliosis by physiotherapists all over the world. Current literature has shown that Schroth method has scientific evidence at level II in reducing Cobb angle and improving quality of life in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. This article seeks to review the history of the Schroth method used in the treatment of scoliosis, basic exercise principles and literature research.

Schroth egzersizleri dünyada fizyoterapistler tarafından en yaygın olarak kullanılan skolyoza özel egzersizlerdir. Skolyoza özel üç boyutlu egzersiz yöntemi olan Schroth tedavisi 1900’lü yılların başında Almanya’da Katharina Schroth tarafından geliştirilmiştir. Günümüze kadar yöntem Schroth’un kızı Christa Lehnert-Schroth ve torunu Hans R. Weiss tarafından güncellenerek geliştirilmiştir. Tüm dünyada fizyoterapistler tarafından skolyoz tedavisinde yaygın olarak kullanılan bir tedavi yöntemidir. Güncel literatür Schroth yönteminin adolesan idiopatik skolyozda Cobb açısını azaltmada ve yaşam kalitesini geliştirmede seviye II düzeyinde bilimsel kanıt olduğunu ortaya koymuştur. Bu derleme makalesi skolyoz tedavisinde kullanılan Schroth yönteminin tarihçesini, temel egzersiz prensiplerini ve bu konudaki literatür araştırmalarına gözden geçirmek amacıyla yazılmıştır.   

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Primary Language tr
Subjects Health Care Sciences and Services
Journal Section Articles

Orcid: 0000-0002-3263-2278
Author: Tuğba KURU ÇOLAK (Primary Author)
Country: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0002-0883-0311
Author: Burçin AKÇAY
Country: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0002-6072-2916
Author: Adnan APTİ
Country: Turkey


Application Date : August 3, 2019
Acceptance Date : February 27, 2020
Publication Date : April 30, 2020

APA Kuru Çolak, T , Akçay, B , Apti, A . (2020). Skolyoz Tedavisinde Schroth Yöntemi . Hacettepe University Faculty of Health Sciences Journal , 7 (1) , 1-12 . Retrieved from