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Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Ranges in price: Braces are generally used for younger children (10-14 years of age). Most adolescents diagnosed with scoliosis are prescribed bracing treatment if the ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Depends: on severity of symptoms and whether degree of compression correlates with amount of pain. Vertebroplasty can be useful in pain relief, but, as you st ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Why not? : Why won't ortho see her? If there's an insurance issue, then fix it. If it's just going to be awhile, talk to your pediatrician to see if that's an ac ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
More info: More detail is needed for us to help, but what is their diagnosis? Have you discussed with your pediatrician.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andre Hebra
33 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
Pectus Carinatum: Patients with pectus carinatum can be treated without surgical intervention using and external chest brace. This technique was developed by a surgeon ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andre Hebra
33 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
Pectus Carinatum: Protrusion deformity of the ribs in children is usually treated with an external chest brace. Most adult patients do not require treatment. Bracing is ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Depends on where: the nerve is being impinged. If it at the usual place in the ulnar groove at your elbow, you would need an elbow pad, not a wrist brace
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
32 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes it will cause weakness of surrounding musculature due to disuse atrophy.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Winans
27 years experience in Radiology
External brace: The initial treatment would be external bracing, if this does not help to correct the curvature, or it becomes worse despite the brace, surgery for s ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience in General Practice
Hypermobility?: ? Is organ pain associated with pigeon chest & kyphosis. In teenage male Hypermobility Syndrome (HS) might be explanatory. See Brighton Criteria & ... Read More

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