This case study follows the treatment of an adolescent female patient with idiopathic scoliosis whose initial presentation at 9.5 years and Risser 0 was with a 36: right thoracic curve.
TREATMENT WITH SPINECOR BRACE
After evaluation of the patient's radiological. clinical and postural data, she was classified as a Right Thoracic Type 1 according to the SpineCor classification.
Each SpineCor classification has a specific corrective movement strategy for progressive curve reduction. In the case of Right Thoracic Type I, the corrective movement is counter clockwise rotation of the thorax and clockwise rotation of the shoulder girdle.
Patient's postural correction and Cobb angle reduction have been maintained three years post bracing. SpineCor Brace wearing ceased 3 June 1999 after 15 months of wear.