Dr. Krasilovsky has been a physical therapist for over forty years. He has recently retired from the position of Department Chair of the Physical Therapy Program at Hunter College in NYC. He earned his doctoral degree specializing in the study of abnormal movement at New York University. Clinical experience includes many areas of clinical practice in physical therapy, with prior emphasis on the diagnosis and management of patients with various neurological and neuromuscular conditions.
In 2012, he earned certification as a Schroth Scoliosis Therapist and now his practice primarily specializes in the conservative management of scoliosis utilizing the Schroth (TM) based method developed in Germany.
In January, 2017, Dr. Krasilovsky completed Level 1 education in the SEAS: Scientific Exercise Approach to Scoliosis which was developed in Italy.
In March, 2020 he completed a course by Dr. Jean Claude De Mauroy on "The Lyon Method" of scoliosis management. He has also audited the training course based on the Barcelona School of Physical Therapy for Scoliosis (BSPTS).
His practice is primarily based in Fairfield County, Connecticut providing one-on-one therapy to the client and family of individuals with scoliosis. Sessions are typically an hour in duration in the client's home, however, with Covid-19, I have been successful in working with clients via Tele-health. Dr. Krasilovsky is licensed in CT, NY and Oregon and can work with clients in those states. He is fully vaccinated and available for Zoom sessions during COVID and willing to see clients in person if they are fully vaccinated and wear masks when indoors in public areas.
In order to have a positive outcome in the management of scoliosis, there are multiple key components:
Scoliosis: Is a lateral curvature of the spine. Most individuals who develop this lateral curve of the spine have what is called an idiopathic scoliosis, since the cause is unknown.
Schroth Physical Therapy provided by Gary Krasilovsky, PT, PhD, SST
Specializing in the conservative management of scoliosis based upon the
Schroth (TM) method.
Dr. Krasilovsky is a proud LIfetime Member of the American Physical Therapy Association.
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Who will benefit?
The Schroth (TM) method of treatment for scoliosis has a strong evidence base. The Scoliosis Research Society has recently endorsed the concept of the conservative management of scoliosis as being appropriate in the management of this disorder. It is no longer acceptable to follow the "wait and see" approach in the management of scoliosis.