Scoliosis is a complex, 3-dimensional condition that affects a high number of our patient population. Current physical therapy curriculums lack the depth of information necessary for physical therapists to appropriately treat this very common condition.
Join Andrea Mendoza, Schroth-certified physiotherapist and Carl Ganzert, Certified Orthotist, for this full-day course packed with valuable theoretical information and clinical skills to identify and treat scoliosis at a basic level. Emphasis will be placed on the pathomechanism of scoliosis and learning recommended and contraindicated treatment principles.
Andrea Mendoza, M.P.T.
Andrea Mendoza is the founder and principal physiotherapist at The ScoliClinic. She became fascinated with scoliosis early in her career, sought further education, and has now dedicated her whole practice to working with these kids and teens. She has received her training through the Barcelona Scoliosis Physical Therapy School (C2-certified) and Istituto Scientific Italiano Colonna Vertebrale (S.E.A.S Level 1). She is a Schroth-certified physiotherapist who believes in arming families with the knowledge and skills to support their child in the best way possible, and is dedicated to improving the care for patients with scoliosis in the lower mainland.
Carl Ganzert, M.Sc., C.O.
Carl is a Canadian certified Orthotist. He has an undergraduate degree with a B.Sc. From SFU’s Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology program as well as a Masters degree in the Rehabilitation Science program at McMaster University. Carl focuses on complex pathological orthotic interventions for both adult and adolescent patients. As the consulting Orthotist for the New West Rehabilitation Neuro clinic, Carl works in an interdisciplinary environment to maximize treatment outcomes for patients with significant complexities. Carl acts as the New West Rehab clinic’s research coordinator to utilize current best practice evidence for patient care and produce progressive high quality evidence to improve clinical techniques and decision making. He brings the same interdisciplinary approach to The ScoliClinic to help provide unparalleled Scoliosis treatment for its patients.
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