Bracing for scoliosis in 2014: state of the art.

  title={Bracing for scoliosis in 2014: state of the art.},
  author={Fabio Zaina and Jean Claude de Mauroy and Theodoros B. Grivas and Michael Timothy Hresko and T Kotwizki and Toru Maruyama and Nigel Price and Manuel D Rigo and Luke Stikeleather and James Wynne and Stefano Negrini},
  journal={European journal of physical and rehabilitation medicine},
  volume={50 1},
Bracing is currently the primary method for treating moderate idiopathic scoliosis (IS) during the developmental phase of growth. Following a lengthy debate, during which researchers and authors questioned the role of bracing in the treatment of IS due to inconsistent evidence, the Bracing in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Trial study have provided a high level of evidence to the value of bracing and may have convinced most of those who were skeptic. However, although some guidelines have been… CONTINUE READING


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