Schroth Physical Therapy provided by Gary Krasilovsky, PT, PhD, SST
Specializing in the conservative management of scoliosis based upon the
Schroth (TM) method.
This is a new page, under construction (June 28, 2019).
I will be adding in testimonials from clients as I now begin to ask for them.
"I worked with Dr. Krasilovsky before and after my surgery for scoliosis. Pre-surgery, we worked on postural awareness and strengthening, which I feel contributed to my smooth surgical recovery. Post-surgery, we focused on continuing to improve posture, mobility, and strength. After each session, Dr. Krasilovsky provided an individualized, detailed list of exercises that would address my muscular and postural imbalances. I would recommend him to anyone dealing with scoliosis-related issues, whether it be to treat symptoms non-surgically or to improve surgical outcome." Westport client
"Gary Krasilovsky PT is an excellent provider - My 12 daughter has been seeing Dr. K in our home for about a year for a diagnosed scoliosis and back pain. Dr. K's thoughtful and gentle approach was a wonderful fit. He showed and practiced Schroth PT exercises with her and along with pictures, practice and followup, she can now move with greater strength & flexibility, 0 back pain and a reduction in her curvature while growing 3 inches. We are grateful to Dr. Krasilovsky for his wealth of knowledge of her condition and innovative, effective methods of treatment. Amy A., Stamford, CT."
"Gary was mentioned to us from my daughter’s physician at Columbia. There are very few people well-trained in the Schroth method for scoliosis, so it was a pleasure to find Gary. We also loved the convenience of having the appointments at our home. Gary is always on-time and pleasant. My daughter enjoys working with him also. He is incredibly knowledgeable in many areas and can work on various conditions. He even helped my older daughter with a neck issue. I would highly recommend him to anyone seeking these services."
“My daughter was diagnosed with scoliosis at the age of 12 by Yale University. She went from an 8 degree curve to a 19 degree curve is 6 months so my husband and I knew we had to take a more aggressive approach. We chose to work with a surgeon in Massachusetts that works with the Wood Rigo Cheneau brace but also recommends regular Schroth therapy for his scoliosis patients. This is what led us to Dr. K. I was not too keen on bringing my daughter to a hospital for her therapy; Dr. K comes top your home, which appealed to me much more. When I called to chat with him about my daughter, he was very knowledgeable on the brace I chose and after working with him in my home, clearly also very knowledgeable on the treatment of scoliosis and the best exercises for my daughter. Dr. K worked with her on a regular basis until she was ready for her first in brace X-ray. That X-ray was taken about 12 weeks after she started working with Dr. K and 8 weeks after she started wearing her WRC brace. The results were more than what we could have hoped for: an essentially corrected spine that is actually showing signs of "over correction,” which is EXACTLY what her surgeon wanted see. We were thrilled! The course of action now will be to continue to be braced in conjunction with her Schroth therapy until she has finished growing. Ands that is exactly what we are going to do!
Dr. K has been a pleasure to work with during this entire process. He is very patient, very good with children, but also very good at working with parents and getting them on the best path for their children. Scoliosis is a condition that requires consistency and diligence but also the right course of bracing and physical therapy. Dr. K is familiar with all of this and will be a wonderful source of information and well as reassurance to both child and parents. Plus, he comes to your home which was so key for us as our child could learn the exercises at her own pace and in her own environment. He is a great teacher and person. We are very very thankful for all his help and will continue to have him work with our daughter until her spine is perfectible stable and STRAIGHT!
Carmela, Fairfield Mom
"Dr. Krasilovsky is a pleasure to work with. He takes pictures of your spine and develops a customized program for you. It is never to late to get relief.
Dr. K provides a comprehensive assessment, a wealth of knowledge and an easy to follow, individualized treatment program to address pediatric scoliosis. Providing services in our home, was not just easier for our crazy schedules, but was significantly more comfortable for my 12-year-old daughter, and allowed a unique ability to individualize her treatment program for maximum generalization and carry-over. Exercises were well articulated, and were followed up with individualized pictures and great written detail to ensure comprehension and consistency over time, which I am happy to say contributed to very positive results in a short amount of time. Thank you Dr. K!..............Heather and Family, Fairfield, CT