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a brace worn to support the back

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With the help of a steel body brace, 36-year-old Haddad has trekked 60,000 steps in the mountains of Lebanon, scaled the iconic Raouche rock and snow-shoed up to the highest point in the Levant (Qornet al-Sawda).
The company makes a mechanized body brace that allows some people with paraplegia to walk, and its device was approved for sale in the United States last year.
The sixth-year Dalbeattie High pupil will have to wear a collar and body brace for at least three months.
I waited patiently with my son who had accompanied me as I am in a body brace and on crutches after spinal surgery.
It crippled him, leading to major surgery, months in a body brace, and the loss of his career.
Hampered by a body brace, the pharmacist totters after the fleeing gunman, opens fire as the robber and two accomplices take off in a getaway car.
Like many dwarves, he suffers from a curved spine that means he has to wear a corrective body brace for 23 hours every day.
Tariq, whose ongoing treatment requires him to wear a body brace, is optimistic and said that scoliosis has changed his life.
After spending a year battling his way back to fitness - including wearing a body brace for three months - the extreme sports fanatic was determined to don his wing suit again.
TAYLOR DENT spent 23 hours a day, every day, for nine months lying on his back in a body brace dreaming of days like today.
He was rushed to hospital in Moscow before being flown back to the UK in a body brace and is now recovering at home.
He had neck surgery in LosAngeles, but when he woke up he was in a full body brace.
I spent a month lying on my back, fitted with a body brace from my waist up to the tops of my ears," he recalls "But I didn't want to use my old injury as an excuse for not getting further than I did in Strictly.
After much hard work with a wonderful physical therapist, I walked out of rehab using two canes, an AFO (ankle foot orthosis) on each leg, and a body brace.
She was left with a scar from 100 stitches in her back and had to wear a body brace for four months.