One of the most experienced scoliosis experts at Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics, Chris Nelson has been treating scoliosis patients in Boston O&P clinics since 1998. In this Q&A, Chris shares how he became interested in orthotics and prosthetics, how his degree in psychology helps him provide better care to his patients, and what his most rewarding experience at Boston O&P has been.
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Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics is a leader in pediatric orthotics and the world’s most trusted provider of non-surgical scoliosis treatment options. For almost half a century, Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics (formerly Boston Brace / NOPCO Clinics) has been dedicated to advancing the specialized orthotics and prosthetics profession with educational support, training, and cutting-edge technology and treatment techniques for the management of scoliosis, plagiocephaly, and various neuromuscular disorders.
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Heidi Rome doesn't know if she will ever hear her younger son speak a complete sentence on his own without someone feeding him a script.
When M.E. "Bill" Miller (1927–1992) founded Boston Brace in 1970 (now Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics), little did he know that almost half a century later, two of his sons and one grandson would be following in his footsteps, working for his company and using the products he created to help the lives of children every day.