Scoliosis Research

Read our most recent collection of research journals.

Effects of Bracing in Adolescents with Idiopathic Scoliosis

– October 17, 2013

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Bracing significantly decreased the progression of high-risk curves to the threshold for surgery in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. The benefit increased with longer hours of brace wear.

Correlation Between Compliance and Brace Treatment in Juvenile and Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
– June 13, 2014

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Curve progression and referral to surgery are lower in patients with high brace compliance. Bracing discontinuation up to 1 month does not impact on the treatment outcome. Conversely, wearing the brace only overnight is associated with a high rate of curve progression

Providence nighttime bracing is effective in treatment for AIS even in curves larger than 35?
– July 24, 2019

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Providence nighttime braces are an effective treatment for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients. This study reports a success rate of 89%, and the results are comparable to full-time treatment with the Boston brace. In-brace correction is crucial in part-time bracing, and we recommend at least 70% curve correction, if part-time bracing should be considered.

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