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Fashion Rescue
Dear Fashion Rescue friend, My name is Moira Lion, and 1 am 15 years oId, a sophomore at Saint Francis High School in Mountain View. I have scoliosis and have to wear a back brace. I first learned that I had to wear a brace at the very beginning of my freshman year of high […]
OandP Bracing Study
Study Concludes Bracing for AIS Is Beneficial Content provided by The O&P EDGE September 19, 2013 Bracing in adolescents with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) reduces the likelihood that the condition will progress to the point that surgery is needed, according to a study published online September 19 in the New England Journal of Medicine. The […]
New England Journal of Medicine Study
Effects of Bracing in Adolescents with Idiopathic Scoliosis BACKGROUND The role of bracing in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis who are at risk for curve progression and eventual surgery is controversial. METHODS We conducted a multicenter study that included patients with typical indications for bracing due to their age, skeletal immaturity, and degree of scoliosis. […]