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Old 27th January 2014, 03:33 AM
hduggan hduggan is offline
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Default Re: Newly diagnosed son. Questions on bracing

I'm looking at the kyphologic brace, but the only research I see is in 2009 and talks about in-brace correction only. Did you find something showing the final results? Or just that initial study. I agree that it would be good is there were something less obtrusive.

There's a group in Italy that I use as my go-to site for figuring out how people deal conservatively with different issues. Here's their article on exercise and bracing for Kyphosis - http://www.isico.it/isico/ricerca/pdf/ID00304.pdf.

It's tough to have this happen to your kid. Don't beat yourself up about not noticing it - I think a lot of us have had the same experience. We're just not trained to spot this stuff. Hope you get lots of good info from your Shriner's visit.
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