Answering Commonly Asked Questions About Scoliosis Braces

Answering Commonly Asked Questions About Scoliosis Braces

October 02, 2020 / Daniel J. Kraus, D.C.

Learning that your child has been diagnosed with scoliosis can feel overwhelming. You will likely have many questions about the severity of your child’s case, best treatment methods and the long-term implications for your child’s health, comfort and well-being. At Terrapin Care Center, we have in-depth experience treating juvenile scoliosis in College Park, MD, and will partner with you to ensure your child receives the best treatment available.

Our innovative ScoliBrace® technology can slow or even halt the progression of your child’s scoliosis. Read on as we answer FAQs about this cutting-edge treatment method:

1. What Is Scoliosis Bracing?

Scoliosis bracing is a non-surgical approach to managing scoliosis. The goal of this treatment method is to halt the progression of scoliosis and avoid the need for surgery. ScoliBrace is a super-corrective brace offered by Terrapin Care Center that works to reduce the curve caused by scoliosis. Using state-of-the-art x-ray analysis and iPad 3D scanning technology, we’ll create a one-of-a-kind brace for your child.

2. How Will Wearing the Brace Impact My Child’s Daily Life?

Our custom scoliosis braces in College Park, MD, are designed to be comfortable and easy to use. The brace opens at both the front and back, making it simple to put on and take off without assistance. It also comes in a range of colors and designs, so your child can personalize it. ScoliBrace will improve your child’s posture, reduce pain and help minimize the progression of scoliosis.

3. Is My Child a Good Candidate for Scoliosis Bracing?

ScoliBrace can be used to treat adult, juvenile and infantile cases of scoliosis. It is designed to manage curves ranging from 25-60 Cobb. We will be happy to offer guidance on whether ScoliBrace is an appropriate option for your child.

Call Terrapin Care Center to Find Out If Scoliosis Bracing Is Right for You

To learn more about scoliosis bracing, contact Terrapin Care Center at (301) 220-1930. We offer convenient appointments and free consultations for families in College Park, MD.