Basic Course
(Open registration for all professions)

Get the basic knowledge in just 3 days
Online or In-Person

The Basic course is 3 days and can be either Online or In-person. The Online Basic course takes place by Online Live Teaching with the Instructor on Zoom platform. Thus, the participants have the chance to ask their questions at any time of the course, ensuring the high quality of education for them.

The in-person and online courses have identical teaching material and there is absolutely no difference between them. The Online Basic course is open for all health allied professionals or trainers. However, only Physiotherapists can proceed to the next Levels.

Educational Units:

  • PSSE – Schroth method history
  • Innovations and new concepts of PSSE – Schroth method
  • Scientific evidence for PSSE and bracing for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis treatment
  • Guidelines and treatment indications
  • Scheuermann and Functional Kyphosis
  • Pelvic parameters and sagittal plane assessment
  • Clinical and radiological evaluation of Kyphosis
  • Definition and 3D nature of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Clinical tools for Scoliosis evaluation and Questionnaires
  • Unique PSSE – Schroth Patient Evaluation Form by Nikos Karavidas
  • Radiological measurements (Cobb angle, Vertebra Rotation, Growth stage, frontal plane balance etc.)
  • Pathomechanism of progression and prognostic factors
  • Introduction to other scoliosis types (congenital, neuromuscular, syndromic etc.)
  • PSSE – Schroth classification by Nikos Karavidas

Upcoming courses

Poland - 1st Basic Online course

12th – 14th January 2024

Online teaching by Zoom
Instructor: Nikos Karavidas
Assistant Instructors: Dariusz Czaprowski, Lukasz Stolinski

Russia - 1st Basic Online course

15th – 17th March 2024

Online teaching by Zoom
Instructor: Nikos Karavidas, Alexander Perkhun

Kazakhstan - 1st Basic Online course

15th - 17th March 2024

Online teaching by Zoom
Instructors: Nikos Karavidas, Alexander Perkhun

Russia - 2nd Basic Online course

15th – 17th March 2024

Online teaching by Zoom
Instructor: Nikos Karavidas, Alexander Perkhun

Egypt - 2nd Basic Online course

22nd – 24th March 2024

Online teaching by Zoom
Instructor: Nikos Karavidas, Sarah Mohamed Ali

Croatia - 1st Basic Online course

22nd – 24th March 2024

Online teaching by Zoom
Instructor: Nikos Karavidas

Albania - 2nd Basic course

29th – 31st March 2024

Tirana, Albania
Instructor: Silvio Selfo

North Macedonia - 1st Basic course

12th – 14th April 2024

Skopje, North Macedonia
Instructor: Silvio Selfo

Saudi Arabia - 1st Basic Online course

10th – 12th May 2024

Online teaching by Zoom
Instructor: Nikos Karavidas, Sarah Mohamed Ali

4th International Basic Online course

10th – 12th May 2024

Online teaching by Zoom
Instructor: Nikos Karavidas

India - 1st Basic Online course

10th – 12th May 2024

Online teaching by Zoom
Instructor: Nikos Karavidas, Sarah Mohamed Ali

Greece - 21st Basic Online course

17th – 19th May 2024

Online teaching by Zoom
Instructor: Nikos Karavidas

Romania - 4th Basic course

17th – 19th May 2024

Instructors: Larisa Iacob, Georgiana Cojocaru

Romania - 5th Basic course

5th – 7th July 2024

Instructors: Larisa Iacob, Georgiana Cojocaru

Uzbekistan - 1st Basic Online course

23rd – 25th August 2024

Online teaching by Zoom
Instructor: Alexander Perkhun

Russia - 3rd Basic Online course

23rd – 25th August 2024

Online teaching by Zoom
Instructor: Alexander Perkhun

Turkey - 12th & 13th Basic Online course

6th – 8th September 2024

Online teaching by Zoom
Instructors: Yavuz Yakut, Merve Karatel, Burcin Serinturk Turgut

Netherlands - 2nd Basic Online course

6th – 8th September 2024

Online teaching by Zoom
Instructor: Nikos Karavidas
Assistant Instructors: Gabriela Kacanski, Marie-Louise Smits

UAE Dubai - 2nd Basic Online course

6th – 8th September 2024

Online live teaching by Zoom
Instructor: Nikos Karavidas

5th International Basic Online course

6th – 8th September 2024 or 29th November - 1st December 2024

Online teaching by Zoom
Instructor: Nikos Karavidas

Saudi Arabia - 2nd Basic Online course

6th – 8th September 2024

Online teaching by Zoom
Instructor: Nikos Karavidas, Sarah Mohamed Ali

Greece - 22nd Basic Online course

11th – 13th October 2024

Online teaching by Zoom
Instructor: Nikos Karavidas

Albania - 3rd Basic course

18th – 20th October 2024

Tirana, Albania
Instructor: Silvio Selfo

North Macedonia - 2nd Basic course

22nd – 24th November 2024

North Macedonia
Instructor: Silvio Selfo

Egypt - 3rd Basic Online course

29th November – 1st December 2024

Online teaching by Zoom
Instructor: Nikos Karavidas, Sarah Mohamed Ali

To register for our Courses, you will need to fill the following registration form

After getting an approval to attend the course that you applied you can make the payment with one of the following options (you will need to pay any extra fees for the transaction). Please do not forget to write your full name as etiology. 

Payment:

The payment for the course can be done by Bank Transfer to
the following bank account:

Eurobank

IBAN: GR5202603840000490200512000 / SWIFT: ERBKGRAA
Owner: Schroth Scoliosis Spine Clinic LP

Other payment options:

PayPal (Nikos Karavidas, nikos_karavidas@hotmail.com)
Revolut or Western Union (Nikos Karavidas)

Registration Form

Nikos Karavidas

Chair of PSSE – Schroth method

Nikos Karavidas is a Physiotherapist, born on February 28th, 1985, in Athens. He established Schroth Scoliosis & Spine Clinic, a specialized center for conservative treatment of spinal deformities, like Scoliosis and Kyphosis. 

He is the Chair and Inventor of PSSE – Schroth method (Physiotherapeutic Scoliosis Specific Exercises), which is the latest development worldwidely in scoliosis and kyphosis treatment. He gives courses in Greece and many other countries all over the world.

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