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Pectus carinatum bracing – FAQs for parents

Help your child wear the brace exactly as recommended by your health care provider. This will help your child get the best results from it. Bracing in pediatric patients with pectus carinatum is effective and improves quality of life. … READ MORE

Pectus carinatum: surgery or bracing

Author: Mary E Cataletto MD, Chief Editor: Denise Serebrisky MD, Medscape Updated April 20, 2018 ▽ Table of Contents Overview Background Pathophysiology Epidemiology Frequency Mortality/Morbidity Race Sex Age Clinical Presentation … READ MORE

Understanding hypotonia

Diagnostic challenges should not delay clinical intervention. Hypotonia, or abnormally low muscle tone, is by itself not a disorder but a symptom of an enormous array of issues—many of which can be difficult to diagnose accurately. … READ MORE

An exoskeleton spine brace for scoliosis

A dynamic exoskeleton that gathers data from the human spine could provide clues for more effective treatment of scoliosis. By Kristen Clark, IEEE Spectrum February 8, 2016. Scoliosis Family Adventures For the unlucky 3 percent of … READ MORE
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