Impact of the type of brace on the quality of life of Adolescents with Spine Deformities.

@article{Climent1999ImpactOT,
  title={Impact of the type of brace on the quality of life of Adolescents with Spine Deformities.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Climent and Jaime Mart{\'i}nez S{\'a}nchez},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1999},
  volume={24 18},
  pages={1903-8}
}
STUDY DESIGN A group of 102 brace-treated adolescents, aged 10-19 years with spine deformities participated in a cross-sectional study. OBJECTIVES To determine the effect of various types of orthoses on self-perceived health status. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Spinal orthosis is an effective means of controlling progressive scoliosis, but bracing has shown a considerable impact on several aspects of adolescent functioning. METHODS Skeletally immature patients with spine deformities (75… CONTINUE READING

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