Getting Ahead of  the Curve, Melbourne

Venue: Novotel on Collins

Location: 270 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Dates: Saturday, 18th & Sunday, 19th July, 2020

Early Bird Rate before Friday, 15th May:  $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, 18th July

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, 19th July

8.30am – 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

Dr Azharuddin Fazalbhoy
B.App.Sc. (Osteo), M.Osteo, PhD

Dr Fazalbhoy is a trained and registered Osteopath with a special interest in non-surgical management of scoliosis. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathic Medicine), a Masters in Osteopathic Medicine and a PhD.

Johanna Mee
B.Sc Exercise Physiology, AEP

Johanna is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist with advanced certification in the conservative management of scoliosis. She has undergone extensive training in assessing and implementing SEAS and SCHROTH programs, and has worked extensively one on one with scoliosis patients.

Dr Juan Du Plessis

Shanelle Witson
Scoliosis Clinician, Orthotist

Shanelle is an experienced, Certified Orthotist who graduated from LaTrobe University, Melbourne in 2007 with a Bachelor Of Prosthetics and Orthotics. Moving around Australia, she has worked in both private and public facilities, and has developed a passion for working in the conservative management of scoliosis.
Shanelle has extensive training and experience as a ScoliBrace provider. She values collaborating with a multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive, evidence based treatment options.