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Hans-Rudolf Weiss MD, Medical Director

Physical Therapy School (University of Mainz, Germany 1977 – 1979);
Physical Therapy examination 1979;
Studies of Medical Sciences 1979 – 1985 in Regensburg, Mainz and Frankfurt;
Examination 1985; M.D. 1986;
Residency in Traumatology 1986;
Residency in Orthopedic Surgery 1987 – 1992.
Orthopaedic Surgeon since 1992,
Specialist for Chiropractics and Physical Therapy 1992;
Specialist for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1996,
trained in Psychosomatic Medicine 1996;
Specialisation for Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) 2000.

Professional Appointment

Medical Director, Orthopedic Rehabilitation Services "Gesundheitsforum Nahetal", Gensingen  (formerly head of the Asklepios Katharina Schroth Centre)

Editorial Board
a.    Pediatric Rehabilitation (Taylor & Francis)
b.    Scoliosis (-2013)
c.    BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders (- 2013)
d.    Open Acceess Publishing London (OAPL)
e.    Open Access Journal of Science and Technology (OAJOST)

Society Board
a.    IRSSD (International Research Society for Spinal Deformities)
b.    SOSORT (Society on Spinal Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Treatment) -2008

Founding Editor of: “Scoliosis” (2005)

Inventor and developer of new comfortable brace designs such as: physio-logic™ brace, spondylogic™ brace, kyphologic™ brace, USO, Chêneau light™ and Gensingen brace™. Inventor and developer of new approaches of physical therapy such as: physio-logic™ exercises, 3D-made-easy, specific ADL approaches and “New Power Schroth”
Award: Best Clinical Paper at the 6th biannual meeting of the International Research Society for Spinal Deformities (IRSSD), Vancouver, June 2004: H.R. WEISS, G. WEISS: Is natural history changed by SpineCor treatment during pubertal growth spurt in girls with IS?

Guest editor of the special issue on scoliosis: Pediatric Rehabilitation 6, number 3-4, July – December 2003
Guest editor of the special issue on scoliosis: Physical Therapy - Theory and Practice 1, 2011

More than 500 publications including 11 books as author / editor and > 80 listings in PubMed.

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