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
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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.
See also: brace
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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.