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Brace treatment in idiopathic scoliosis: the case for treatment

Ian Harding

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780199550647
Published online April 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199608249 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.003014

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Brace treatment in idiopathic scoliosis: the case for treatment

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Brace treatment has best chance of success in younger children and those with smaller curves

In most cases it can be expected to stop the curve becoming worse.

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Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery ; Reproduction, Growth and Development

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