TLSO | definition of TLSO by Medical dictionary
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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
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He was instructed to wear his TLSO
at all times when he was not in bed and to follow the self-catheterization regimen prescribed by the urology team.
* Thoracolumbosacral orthosis (TLSO
): Patients can wear this brace to correct curves whose apex is at or below the eighth thoracic vertebra.
(EPIC), continuing their focus of developing Ohio's polymer industry by assisting the entrepreneur, has teamed with Rebecca LeBron OTR/L of Back Bracing Concepts to assist in creating and marketing the LeBron TLSO
She wore a thoracolumbosacral orthosis (TLSO) brace for 4 months following the surgery.
They wore a TLSO brace for 3 months postoperatively.
COMPARISON OF RESPIRATORY FUNCTION WHILE WEARING A THORACO-LUMBAR-SACRAL ORTHOSIS (TLSO
) WITH AND WITHOUT AN ABDOMINAL CUTOUT.
Wearing a custom-made TLSO
(Thoracic-Lumbar-Sacral-Orthotic) with an opening for her J-tube, she can sit up for her therapy.