Thoraco-Lumbo-Sacral Orthosis | definition of Thoraco-Lumbo-Sacral Orthosis by Medical dictionary
Boston brace (redirected from Thoraco-Lumbo-Sacral Orthosis)
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
A low-profile plastic thoracolumbosacral orthosis (spinal jacket) with no metal suprastructure, used to treat mild to moderate lower thoracic and lumbar scoliosis.
References in periodicals archive
The Boston Back brace, also called the Thoraco-Lumbo-Sacral Orthosis
, is prescribed for curves in the thoraco-lumbar and lumbar areas of the spine.
The subjects wore a modified thoraco-lumbo-sacral orthosis
that was secured to the LLPS with a system of clamps and pins.
All patients were treated with custom moulded acrylic thoraco-lumbo-sacral orthosis
(TLSO) once distension of abdomen and ileus was resolved.