Brace technology thematic series: the dynamic derotation brace

  title={Brace technology thematic series: the dynamic derotation brace},
  author={Theodoros B. Grivas and Achilles Bountis and Irene Vrasami and Nikolaos V Bardakos},
BACKGROUND The dynamic derotation brace (DDB) was designed in Greece in 1982, as a modification of the Boston brace. It is a custom-made, underarm spinal orthosis featuring aluminium blades set to produce derotating and anti-rotating effects on the thorax and trunk of patients with scoliosis. It is indicated for the non-operative correction of most curves, barring the very high thoracic ones, (when the apex vertebra is T5 or above). The purpose of this article is to familiarize physicians with… CONTINUE READING
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