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National study supports bracing for kids with scoliosis - Thriving Blog

For more than 50 years, orthopedic surgeons at Boston Children’s Hospital and elsewhere have prescribed rigid back braces for some kids with scoliosis. In theory, bracing prevents worsening of the curvature and might allow the child to avoid surgery to correct the curve. But the treatment can be challenging. Subjecting a child to a bulky......

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SPEAKERS BUREAU: TOPICS IN ORTHOPEDICS ACL Injury in the Pediatric Athlete Mininder Kocher, MD, MPH Dennis Kramer, MD Yi-Meng Yen, MD, PhD Adolescent Hip Problems Michael Millis, MD Young-Jo Kim, MD,...

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Selected Orthopedic Care Center publications (1996-2012) Bone and Soft Tissue Tumor Hand and Upper Extremity Brachial Plexus Cerebral palsy and neuromuscular disorders Shoulder trauma Elbow trauma...

Special needs teen with scoliosis beats the odds

“You want a hospital with the best technology and the best nurses and doctors in the country. You expect that, and you expect it to be clean. Boston Children’s has all of that,” says Lisa Findlay, a mom from Hayden, Idaho. “What made the difference was how much everyone loves these kids. Everyone who walked......

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