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How Long Until My Child Outgrows Their Scoliosis Brace?

It is natural for your child to start asking how long they will have to wear a back brace for scoliosis, especially if they have to wear it almost all of the time. But the good news is that all of the dedication pays off, even if they outgrow more than one on their journey toward being finished with ... Read More

A Visual Guide to Scoliosis Braces

What does a scoliosis brace look like? Horton’s visual guide can help explain the differences between each type of scoliosis brace. A scoliosis brace is not always necessary to correct curving spines, but many orthopedic doctors prescribe them to impede the growth of spinal curves in adolescents. ... Read More

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An Outlook on Life Growing Up With Prosthetics

Whether your child is born with a limb difference or experiences trauma that requires amputation, prosthetics can give them a lifetime of support. A pediatric prosthetist’s job is to custom fit a prosthesis for your child that keeps them moving. Along with occupational therapists, psychologists, and ... Read More

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Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Orthotic Options for Treating SMA

Children with spinal muscular atrophy typically have problems with muscle strength and mobility. Pediatric orthotics can help these children move and perform different tasks. Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) affects roughly 1 in 6,000 births, making it a fairly common genetic disorder. A genetic ... Read More