Bracing for Pediatric Scoliosis
Early detection and treatment using the SpineCor scoliosis brace for children give your child the best chance of beating scoliosis. And studies show that bracing for children with scoliosis provides the best opportunity to fix pediatric scoliosis. That is because the smaller the degree of curvature, the better the prognosis for correcting and stopping progression of scoliosis. The“let’s wait and see what happens” attitude is not recommended – scoliosis in children requires immediate and regular attention. During growth spurts, curves can progress rapidly making parents wish they had braced their child earlier. Also, it is easier to change the direction of a curve that is still growing than one that has stopped growing.
The SpineCor brace is unique. It is designed to allow for total freedom of movement. At the same time, SpineCor keeps the patient in a corrected position. This is especially important in scoliosis treatment for children because movement allows nerves to communicate with the brain on the body components’ position. This creates a muscle memory that supports correction.
SpineCor Brings Joy of Physical Activity
The SpineCor brace also allows for the strengthening of muscles through normal physical activity. Whereas rigid braces can cause weakening or atrophy of muscles due to lack of movement. We encourage all fitted with the SpineCor scoliosis brace for children to participate in all activities while wearing the brace under clothing. And because it is virtually undetectable, children are more prone to wear it as directed. This increases compliance and results in greater changes.
Don’t let other scoliosis treatment providers tell you that braces are outdated and useless. Unlike their methods which lack credible randomized clinical studies, SpineCor is clinically proven in published studies. In fact, SpineCor brace for children was developed by Orthopedic Surgeons to provide vast improvements over rigid braces like the Boston brace, Rigo-Cheneau and Milwaukee style braces. Mission accomplished. Unlike these braces, SpineCor allows for full mobility, avoiding muscle atrophy characteristic of patients wearing rigid braces. Most importantly, SpineCor treats scoliosis in a global, three-dimensional manner. The research team also overcame the main reasons for non-compliance failures common with rigid braces. SpineCor is not bulky and can be hidden beneath clothing. It is also much more comfortable to wear and allows pediatric patients remain active in sports and exercise.
Why Do I Need To Wear A Brace?
The goal of scoliosis braces for children is to try and keep your curve from progressing. If the curve in your spine is more than 25 degrees and you still have a lot of growing to do, your scoliosis curvature could rapidly get worse.
Bracing in children is designed to halt that progression of the curve. And bracing can have a corrective affect in patients who are not yet skeletally mature. Once skeletal growth has reached a certain point, or if the curve has become too severe (typically more than 40-50 degrees), bracing is generally less effective.
Our doctors will determine if the SpineCor scoliosis brace for children is the appropriate treatment for your situation.
Find a Doctor
If you need assistance in finding a Scoliosis care professional in your area who specializes in a non-surgical approach and Spinecor Bracing, contact us.
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