Boston brace

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Related to back brace: scoliosis
A brace that is more commonly used than the Milwaukee brace for managing scoliosis
Pros More easily covered by clothing
Cons Not effective for high thoracic or cervical curvature

Boston brace

A low-profile plastic thoracolumbosacral orthosis (spinal jacket) with no metal suprastructure, used to treat mild to moderate lower thoracic and lumbar scoliosis.
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We then decided to construct a device that could be mounted on a back brace.
Place the 2-by-4 crosspiece and 1-by-4 back brace parallel and 15 inches apart (use scraps of 1-by-4 to elevate the back brace).
English added: "They are still sorting out how best to treat Christian's injury and, unlike Andrew Tully earlier in the year, he has not been fitted with a back brace up to now.
The use of a back brace became a point of contention during the debate when Republican colleagues said she's received help putting it on.
Once home she was in a back brace for three months.
Partington had a bandaged left arm, a bandaged right hand and appeared to be wearing a back brace in the dock.
I was put in a back brace and told to stay in bed for six months," she said.
Hazlett appeared in court Wednesday wearing a thick back brace attached to a shoulder harness over his jail clothing.
Mr Evans told the court that the once-active Mr Bull had worn a back brace for months after the attack, was in considerable pain, could not walk far and could only sit for short periods of time.
He was in hospital for three weeks following the accident and had to wear a back brace for five months.
She has been fitted with a back brace to stabilise her spine and is taking small steps on the road to recovery.
AGONY Roy in a back brace, above, and injured TAKE OFF All seemed well as Roy took off near his Northumberland home, only for the flight to end in near disaster as he came crashing to the ground