Back brace or Orthotic treatment for scoliosis is used to prevent the progression of spinal curve and to maintain the appearance of the back. The main intention of wearing a back brace is to prevent the curve from getting worse. Most of the research on using a back brace for scoliosis has focused on idiopathic scoliosis. The research in general, shows that back braces can be effective for preventing curves from getting worse. The more the child wears the brace, the more effective the back brace can be.
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