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When you are wearing a scoliosis brace can you still use a backpack for school?

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Dr. Peter Gerbino
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Usually yes

Only your doctor can say whether the backpack will be a problem.

In brief: Usually yes

Only your doctor can say whether the backpack will be a problem.
Dr. Peter Gerbino
Dr. Peter Gerbino
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Yes

Generally, there are few restrictions when in your brace unless you had surgery and it is in use in the post operative period.

In brief: Yes

Generally, there are few restrictions when in your brace unless you had surgery and it is in use in the post operative period.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine

In brief: It will be hard

The brace is tough, but yes you can carry the pack.
Make sure we a slowing progression of the scoliosis.

In brief: It will be hard

The brace is tough, but yes you can carry the pack.
Make sure we a slowing progression of the scoliosis.
Dr. Robert Greer
Dr. Robert Greer
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