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Would i need a back brace if I have minor scoliosis?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Not usually

It does depend in part what you mean by minor scoliosis.
But in general, we use bracing for curves between 30-45 degrees and only use them when the person still has growth left. Thank you for the question.

In brief: Not usually

It does depend in part what you mean by minor scoliosis.
But in general, we use bracing for curves between 30-45 degrees and only use them when the person still has growth left. Thank you for the question.
Dr. Edward Hellman
Dr. Edward Hellman
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Dr. David Benglis
Neurosurgery

In brief: Scoliosis

Not likely to be indicated.
Enroll in pilates course. Focus on keeping a bmi around 25 or lower.

In brief: Scoliosis

Not likely to be indicated.
Enroll in pilates course. Focus on keeping a bmi around 25 or lower.
Dr. David Benglis
Dr. David Benglis
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