Being measured and fit with your scoliosis brace can be a bit overwhelming at times. You will receive lots of information during your appointments. If you don't remember all of it, don't sweat it. Here you will find just about everything you need to know about wearing and taking care of your scoliosis brace.
Wearing Your Scoliosis Brace
Here you will find basic information about wearing your scoliosis brace. Topics covered include treatment goals, appointment information, putting on your brace, cleaning instructions, clothing suggestions, and more.
Frequently Asked Questions
To put it simply, BRACING WORKS. Did you know that one study was stopped early because bracing was shown to be so effective? Keeping patients out of a brace was ruled to be unethical, so the study was forced to end early. Read more about bracing research here.
Questions to Ask Your Orthotist
Dressing With Your Scoliosis Brace
How Is Your Brace Fabricated?
Ever wondered how your scoliosis brace is made? The process is probably more involved than you think. Click to see the whole process!
How Does Bracing Make You Feel?
The Bad Sobernheim Stress Questionnaire (BSSQ-Brace) is an 8-question survey that makes it easier for you and your healthcare team to recognize any psychological stress caused by your brace. Once you submit your answers, your score will be shown on the next page, along with tips and tricks for reducing your stress! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Scoliosis Surgery Information
Sometimes, surgery cannot be avoided. Some curves are just aggressive, and some are already at a surgical magnitude when they are first discovered. We want you to feel supported during every part of your scoliosis journey. Here, you will find some information about what to expect going into your scoliosis surgery.