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What is a body jacket?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: An orthopedic cast

Is used to immobilize the trunk after spinal injuries or surgery.

In brief: An orthopedic cast

Is used to immobilize the trunk after spinal injuries or surgery.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Paul Cohen
Family Medicine
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In brief: Brace yourself...

A body jacket is a rigid brace used to protect your spine by immoblizing it.
It is custom fit for the individual; usually by an experienced orthopedist; and the user needs to be instructed in how to both put it on; and take it off. It can also be utulized to treat children with severe curvatures of the spine(or scoliosis).

In brief: Brace yourself...

A body jacket is a rigid brace used to protect your spine by immoblizing it.
It is custom fit for the individual; usually by an experienced orthopedist; and the user needs to be instructed in how to both put it on; and take it off. It can also be utulized to treat children with severe curvatures of the spine(or scoliosis).
Dr. Paul Cohen
Dr. Paul Cohen
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Dr. Laura Wuarin
Psychiatry

In brief: "straight jacket"

In the old days it used to be called a straight jacket, .
This is a clothing that wraps around you to prevent arms from scratching or hurting self or others. It is used only when there is serious risk of danger.

In brief: "straight jacket"

In the old days it used to be called a straight jacket, .
This is a clothing that wraps around you to prevent arms from scratching or hurting self or others. It is used only when there is serious risk of danger.
Dr. Laura Wuarin
Dr. Laura Wuarin
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