spinal orthosis


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spinal orthosis

A supportive device applied to the back (and often encircling the trunk) that limits the movement of the vertebrae, alleviates pain, or unloads mechanical stress; back brace.
See also: orthosis
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With a spinal orthosis mounted (Figure 5B), differences in the two load cell readings transformed to the SDP represented the portion of the applied forces and moments carried by the orthosis.