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.
See also: brace
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This back brace is specifically created for the individuals who suffer from regular lower back pain.
J?nis J?tnieks of Baltic3D, leader of the 3D printed back brace project, explains: "The conventional back brace Polina was using when she came to us was huge and did not fit her shape at all, causing her discomfort and bruises in everyday life.
The patient's lumbar curvature was able to straighten out with the use of a back brace, but the cervical/thoracic curvature did progress due to the difficult nature of bracing this area due to the anatomy and bone structure.
Attach the two steps and the back brace to the ladder sides.
Moreover, this benefit increased as the average daily hours of wearing the back brace increased, indicating a significant dose-response effect, said Dr.
Hazlett appeared in court Wednesday wearing a thick back brace attached to a shoulder harness over his jail clothing.
Agents Erred In Search Of Elderly Passengers - TSA The US Transportation Security Administration said its agents violated procedures by inspecting an elderly woman's colostomy bag screening another's back brace but denied claims the women were strip searched.
Appleby had been a doubt with a chronic back injury and played with a back brace clearly visible under his black shirt.
There she befriends the narrator, a girl who also has an injury and wears a back brace which prevents her from swimming freely with Tatiara.
10 3-inch screws to fasten the back brace to the bottom back corners of all four L-shaped assemblies (lowest parts of the back supports and back ends of the seat supports).
I have to wear a back brace for two or three years.
Most people did not know that Don fell and broke his back prior to the 2008 TEI Midyear Conference, necessitating a back brace. Kate and I were expecting Don at the Tuesday banquet reception, but he was uncharacteristically late.