back brace

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a brace worn to support the back

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The forces exerted by the internal lumbar and thoracic pads of a Boston brace were measured in 16 AIS patients using an electronic pressure measuring system.
Treatment of symptomatic spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis with the modified Boston brace. Spine 1985; 10:932-43.
Ann-Marie attended Cork University Hospital in March where doctors referred her to an orthopaedic clinic to have a Boston Brace fitted.
The most common treatment options are a Boston brace (the traditional polyurethane support that encircles the body), a lumbar corset of the warm-and-form type (a more flexible low back support), or pulling the teen out of sports for 3 months.
The braces talked about in the literature were the Milwaukee and Boston Braces. Their differences are small, but are both effective at helping prevent progression.
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