This is a short CV of Dr. med. Hans-Rudolf Weiss, Grandson of Katharina Schroth and son of Christa Lehnert-Schroth:
1977 - 1979 Physical Therapy School Mainz
1979 Physical Therapy Examination
1979 - 1985 Studies of Medical Sciences, Regensburg, Mainz and Frankfurt
1985 Licensed Physician (Medicine and Surgery)
1986 Medical Degree (Medicine and Surgery)
1992 Licensed Orthopedic Surgeon
1992 Licensed in Chiropractice and Physical Therapy
1996 Licensed in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
1996 Licensed in Psychosomatic Medicine
2000 Licensed in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chair of the Katharina Schroth Klinik, Bad Sobernheim, Germany (later Asklepios) from 1992 - 2008.
Chair of the Spinal Deformities Rehabilitation service, Gensingen, Germany from 2009 on.
Senior board member and instructor of the Schroth Best Practice™ Academy.
First investigations with respect to the content of the Schroth Best Practice™ program in 2006
Improving excellence in scoliosis rehabilitation: a controlled study of matched pairs
ADL based scoliosis rehabilitation--the key to an improvement of time-efficiency?
Author of national (AWMF) and international guidelines (SOSORT)
Cochrane author: Surgical versus non-surgical interventions in people with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. April 24th. 2015
Developer of specific exercise programs and specific braces for the treatment of spinal deformities. High impact scientist: More than 500 publications including 12 books and > 95 listings in Pub Med.
See the list of publications!
First instructional course During the ISPRM World conference in Istanbul 2009
HR Weiss (2009) Instructional Course: Conservative Treatment of Scoliosis. 5th World Congress of ISPRM (Istanbul, Turkey, 13-17 June 2009)
First international course for professional trainees and patients (including brace adjustment) in June 2010:
Many courses have followed and many professionals have been trained ever since.....................