CV Hans-Rudolf Weiss

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
1985: Elaboration of the first Schroth course program in collaboration with Christa Lehnert-Schroth (PT) and Grita Weiss (PT).
1986: First EMG investigations with analysis of the Schroth exercises.
1988: Functional analysis of the Schroth principles (1), more EMG investigations followed (2-5) including another paper investigating Schroth exercises with EMG (2).

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1988: First outcome study presented at a conference (6)
1991: Organizer of the 1st conference on scoliosis at the Katharina Schroth Clinic, Bad Sobernheim (Erster Sobernheimer Skolioseworkshop, April 20th).
1992 and the following years: Every year in April a conference was arranged. 

1. Weiss HR (1988)  Eine funktionsanalytische Betrachtung der dreidimensionalen Skoliosebehandlung nach Schroth Krankengymnastik 40:  354-363.
2. Weiss HR (1991)  Elektromyographische Untersuchungen zur skoliosespezifischen Haltungsschulung Krankengymnastik 43:  361-369.
3. Weiss HR, Thabe H (1991)  Elektromyographische Befunde aus der Lumbalsakralregion unter Berücksichtigung funktioneller Bewegungsstörungen Manuelle Medizin 29:1-5.
4. Weiss HR (1991) Elektromyographische Befundkontrolle von Patienten mit Idiopathischer Skoliose nach einer stationären Intensivrehabilitation (nach Schroth). In Weiss HR (Editor): Wirbelsäulendeformitäten Vol. 1, Springer, Heidelberg
5.Weiss HR (1993)  Imbalance of electromyographic activity and physical rehabilitation of patients with idiopathic scoliosis. Eur Spine J 1:  4.  240-243 Mar.
6. Weiss HR (1988)  Ein Modell klinischer Rehabilitation von Kindern und Jugendlichen mit idiopathischer Skoliose. In: Proceedings of the 36th Annual Meeting of the Vereinigung Süddeutscher Orthopäden in Baden-Baden Vereinigung Süddeutscher Orthopäden Baden Baden

Chair of the Katharina Schroth Klinik, Bad Sobernheim, Germany (later Asklepios) from 1992 - 2008. Chair of the Spinal Deformities Rehabilitation service, Gensingen, Germany until December 2019.
Currently Senior Advisor for Koob Scolitech GmbH, senior board member and senior instructor of the Schroth Best Practice™ Academy. First investigations with respect to the content of the Schroth Best Practice™ program in 2006:
1. Improving excellence in scoliosis rehabilitation: a controlled study of matched pairs
2. 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 > 100 listings in Pub Med.
See the list of publications!
First instructional course on the Schroth Best Practice program 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 adjustments) in June 2010:
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Many courses have followed and many professionals have been trained ever since...