Getting Ahead of the  Curve, Gold Coast

Venue: Sea World Resort Conference Centre

Location: Seaworld Dr, Main Beach QLD 4217

Date: Satuday, 8th & Sunday, 9th August 2020

Early Bird Rate before Friday, 5th June: $395

Registration Price: $495

Rate for Full Time Students: $275


This is your opportunity to stay up-to-date with clinical knowledge and practical skills to manage scoliosis patients. The Getting Ahead of the Curve seminars is for 12 hours which may be included when calculating your CPD activities. 


Saturday, 8th August

8:30 am – 10:30 am What is Scoliosis/Idiopathic Scoliosis: How Does it happen? 
10:30 am – 10:50 am  Morning tea
10:50 am – 1:00 pm   AIS Classification/ Adult Scoliosis
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00  pm – 3:30 pm  Accurate Clinical & X-ray Assessment
3:30 pm – 3:50 pm  Afternoon tea
3:50 pm – 5:00 pm Idiopathic Scoliosis management in children
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm  Scoliosis and spinal deformity rehabilitation with ScoliRoll

Sunday, 9th August

8:30 am – 9:30 am Practical session
9:30 am – 10:30 am Exercise Rehabilitation for Scoliosis
10:30 am – 11:30 am Scoliosis Bracing
11:30 am – 11:50 am Morning tea
11:50 am – 2:00 pm  Scoliosis screening & Postural scoliosis and short leg


Dr Jeb McAviney

Dr Jeb McAviney
MChiro, MPainMed

Dr. McAviney is a lecturer, published researcher and leading authority on non-surgical scoliosis treatment. He is the director of ScoliCare Clinics and founder of ScoliCare. He is dedicated to educating and helping healthcare professionals manage scoliosis, and raising the public awareness of this condition.

Dr Juan Du Plessis

Rebecca Phillips 
Exercise Physiologist 

Rebecca has many years’ experience in Exercise Physiology. She has worked with patients of all ages in various health care settings. She has also undertaken training in scoliosis and scoliosis specific exercise to ensure all patients have the most suitable evidence based rehabilitation program for them.

Rebecca has a supportive approach to encourage all patients to achieve the best outcome in treating their Scoliosis, and  holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise Physiology) Degree.

Dr. Juan Du Plessis 
Scoliosis Clinician, Chiropractor

Originally from South Africa, with a Masters in Technology of Chiropractic, Dr Du Plessis has been a clinic director in prestigious healthcare centres in Asia, providing scoliosis rehabilitation and bracing.

He has received advanced training and certification in SpineCor and ScoliBrace bracing protocols, has completed SEAS (Scientific Exercise Approach to Scoliosis) training and accreditation and is SCHROTH trained.