Nonrigid vs. rigid bracing in adolescent girls with idiopathic scoliosis
A prospective randomized controlled study on the treatment outcome of SpineCor brace versus rigid brace for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis with follow-up according to the SRS standardized criteriaEur Spine J. 2014 Dec;23(12):2650-7
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43 girls (aged 10-16) with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis were randomized to be prescribed either a SpineCor dynamic flexible spinal brace or a conventional rigid spinal brace. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of a nonrigid brace for preventing curve progression relative to the current bracing standard. Patients were prescribed to wear allocated braces for 23h daily until we...
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