An objective measurement of brace usage for the treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.

Abstract

Effectiveness of orthotic treatment for scoliosis depends on how much time and how well the orthosis is worn. Questionnaires and clinical judgment are subjective methods to wear compliance. Even though using a temperature sensor can objectively record how long the orthosis has been used, it may not be able to answer the orthosis effectiveness without… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.medengphy.2010.10.016

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@article{Lou2011AnOM, title={An objective measurement of brace usage for the treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.}, author={Edmond Lou and Doug Hill and Douglas Hedden and Jim Mahood and Marc J. Moreau and Jim V. Raso}, journal={Medical engineering & physics}, year={2011}, volume={33 3}, pages={290-4} }