a: Pre-brace b: In-brace, after first fitting c: Out-of-brace after 4 months d: After 12 months, out-of-brace for 8 hours e. End of growth after 28 months of bracing, out-of-brace for 24 hours
WCR brace , A1 type brace with D modifier using the Rigo Classification of scoliosis. Patient's right thoracic curve went from 41 degrees perbrace to more or less zero (straight). Good clinical presentation in brace with hypercorrection of trunk and pelvis.
Left: Patient pre-brace. Right: Patient 10 months after WCR brace
a: Pre-brace b: In-brace after first fitting c: 4 months after wearing WCR brace, out of brace for 24 hours d: 2nd WCR, after 10 months in previous brace e: 17 months after wearing WCR brace, end of growth and out of brace for 24 hours
Left: Prebrace, patient had a right thoracic 51-degree curve and left lumbar 37-degree curve. Center photo, patient after one week of brace wear and BSPTS presents with an improved clinical presentation. Right photo, 4 months of BSPTS and Scroth PT with certified BSPTS PT Hagit Berdishevsky, PT, MSPT, DPT, of New York and WCR bracing presents with an improved clinical presentation and the out of brace X-ray presented a reduced thoracic 41-degree curve. Patient had a second WCR brace fabricated due to good correction and body changes. The second WCR brace in-brace X-ray presented the right thoraic curve of 25 degrees (from 51 prebrace) and 13 degrees lumbar curve (from 37 degrees prebrace) in 6 months.
Patient in 2nd WCR
Prebrace Nov 2011 was 25 degrees Cobb angle.
2013 Wood Cheneau Rigo brace (WCR short brace)
Aug 2013 out of brace at the end of growth, 17 degrees
Patient is at the end of bracing with 28% out of brace correction of the curve with an improved clinical presentation.
This patient has been doing Schroth Therapy with Jeanann Maguffin of Scoliosis Care Physical Therapy in New York since March 2014
Left: Patient pre-brace Center: Patient wearing WCR Right: Patient out of brace for 24 hours after 7 months
a. Pre-brace b. In 1st WCR, 15 months after fitting c. 15 months after fitting, 24 hours out-of-brace
a. Pre-brace b. In WCR after 1st fitting c. 7 months after fitting, out-of-brace for 24 hours d. In 1st WCR 7 months after fitting e. After 25 months of WCR bracing, out-of-brace for 24 hours f. In 3rd WCR, after ~35 months of bracing
a. Pre-brace b. Patient in first Rigo-Cheneau type brace in 2011 c. Patient in 2011 after first brace d. Patient in 2013 after second brace e. Patient in third brace in 2014 f. Out-of-brace in 2014 g. Out-of-brace in 2015 h. In fourth brace
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