Preliminary Evaluation of the Charleston Bending Brace

KARL F. FRANKOVITCH, M.D., DAVID M. BABINS, M.D. AND MICHAEL DOLECKI, M.D.


The Erie Unit's experience with the orthosis, the Charleston Bending Brace, or the principle of nighttime wear of a recumbent brace for treatment of Scoliosis. This is a preliminary report on the results of approximately 35 applied Charleston Bending Braces with 28 patients with a one year or more follow-up.

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