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Andrea Lebel

Andrea Lebel   /   Canada , Ottawa

Teaching Style

One on One and Group Settings. Andrea is a hands-on instructor and clinician and is well versed in personal and public education to improve lives and skills. Conferences & Proceedings INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY ON SCOLIOSIS ORTHOPEDIC & REHABILITATION TREATMENT • Poster presentation, Banff, Canada (2016). “Preliminary results of Schroth Physiotherapy in a female patient with Cerebral Palsy and Neuromuscular Scoliosis: Case Study”. • Podium presentations, Katowice, Poland (2015). “Physiotherapy Scoliosis Specific Exercises (PSSE) based on the Schroth Method without bracing is an effective treatment for scoliosis in improving curves and avoiding surgery and should be offered as a treatment option in Canada: Case Series." “Unexpected late progression of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) treated with short-term, aggressive, full-time bracing and Physiotherapy Scoliosis Specific Exercises (PSSE) based on the Schroth Method with excellent preliminary result: Case Study.” “Adult female with severe progressive scoliosis possibly secondary to benign tumor removal at age 3 treated with Scoliosis Specific Schroth Physiotherapy (SSSPT), after refusing surgery: Case Study." • Poster presentation, Wiesbaden, Germany (2014). “Rib index, an objective measure to document changes of the rib hump deformity in a Risser 4 progressive AIS patient treated with the Schroth method”. • Podium presentation, Chicago, USA (2013). “Preliminary result of 4 years of Conservative Management Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis, Case Report”. COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE of PHYSICIANS & SURGEONS, New York, New York • "Conservative Treatment of Childhood Scoliosis" (2014, 2015). HOSPITAL for SPECIAL SURGERY, New York, New York • Presentation to Surgical medical rounds for orthopaedic surgeons (2013). • Presentation to Paediatric Dept. (2013). " Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis and its non-surgical treatment". CARLETON UNIVERSITY, Ottawa, Canada Sports Medicine Rounds (2013) CHEO RESEARCH INSTITUTE, Ottawa, Canada • Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. (2012)

My Interests

Certifications • M. Sc. Physiotherapy, MCPA, OPA. • Schroth Physiotherapy Method at the Asklepios Katharina-Schroth Clinic, Germany. • Scientific Exercise Approach to Scoliosis, Italy. • Barcelona Scoliosis Physical Therapy School Instructor. • Board member and Chair of the Communications Committee of the Intl Society on Scoliosis Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Treatment (SOSORT). Publications • “Adult female with severe progressive scoliosis possibly secondary to benign tumor removal at age 3 treated with Scoliosis Specific Schroth Physiotherapy (SSSPT), after refusing surgery: Case Study." • Physiotherapy scoliosis-specific exercises – a comprehensive review of seven major schools

References

Publications: 30+ years in Physiotherapy: assessing and treating all ages with orthopaedic and sports injuries. Scoliosis and Kyphosis Member of CPA, OPA Board member of SOSORT Chair of Communication Commitee of SOSORT 2016 Board Member of SOSORT 2016 Scoliosis Specific Physiotherapy Certifications: Schroth Certified PT (Germany) BSPTS C2 Certified PT (Spain) SEAS 1 Certified PT (Italy) Nomination: Leading Role, at VOscars (Volunteer Ottawa) 2014 Columbia University 2015, Childhood Scoliosis Course presenter SOSORT 2015 Katowice, Poland Podium Presentation Case series and 2 Poster presentations Hunter College NY BSPTS C2 Course Case Studies Presentation CHEO Webinar for Eastern Ontario Slides Preparation SOSORT Course 2016 Presenter of Case study SOSORT-IRSSD Combined Conference 2016 Poster Presentation Scoliosis Presentations: Carleton University Sports Medicine Rounds: Conservative management of Scoliosis patients (AIS, JIS, Adult Scoliosis) SOSORT 2013 Chicago: Case report. 4 years follow up on JIS patient Hospital for Special Surgery: Scoliosis presentation of a case report at surgical rounds. SOSORT 2014 Wiesbaden, Germany Poster presentation Columbia University 2014, Childhood Scoliosis Course presenter Adult female with severe progressive scoliosis possibly secondary to benign tumor removal at age 3 treated with Scoliosis Specific Schroth Physiotherapy (SSSPT), after refusing surgery: Case Study." Physiotherapy scoliosis-specific exercises – a comprehensive review of seven major schools

Education

Faculty of Physiotherapy of Semmelweis University of Medicine

2019 - 2019
M. Sc. Physiotherapy, MCPA, OPA

Work History

Ottawa Scoliosis Physiotherapy and Posture Centre

2019 - 2019
Clinic owner and practicing Physiotherapist

Ottawa & District Physiotherapy Clinic

1985 - 2019
Clinic owner and practicing Physiotherapist

Courses from Andrea Lebel