National Orthotics & Prosthetics Company (nopco): Clinical Division of Boston Brace
We always have a positive experience here. All of the staff members are friendly and willing to answer all of our questions with care. They make an unpleasant matter comfortable.—Nopco Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Recent Research Shows Long-term Effectiveness of Boston Bracing Treatment
A recent article titled, "Long-term results after Boston brace treatment in late-onset juvenile and adolescent idiopathic scoliosis," discusses a study that determined satisfying long-term results from the Boston Brace treatment upon post-brace follow-up.
The study, conducted by Johan E. Lange, Harald Steen, Ragnhild B. Gunderson, and Jens I. Bronx, included 251 women between 31 and 48 years of age. The average pre-bracing curve was 33.2o and the follow-up examinations determined that the post-bracing curve fell between 28.3 and 32.5o. The follow-up exams ranged from 16 to 32 years after the patients completed the Boston Brace treatment plan.
The full study will soon be available in PDF format at http://www.scoliosisjournal.com/content/6/1/18/abstract.
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