A 44-year-old member asked:
Will a brace really correct a curved spine?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Yes: It keeps the curve from getting worse is the goal of treatment keep you curve small so but it won't straighten or correct the curve unless your in the brace I have seen one child with a profound faith whose curve straightened one in 12 years anecdotal not science the isence supports treating curves over20 degrees in growing children with a brace but the difference i braced and unbraced are small.
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Last updated Jul 25, 2012
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