Part 2 of 7: In this post, we tackle common myths we often hear from families who have questions about scoliosis treatment professionals, and provide information to support a better understanding of the specialized care scoliosis requires.
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John Berteletti has been with Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics for more than 25 years, and has been called “the godfather of the Boston Brace 3D”—the latest evolution of the Boston Brace System, which is custom fabricated for each individual patient using a digital laser scan and precise measurements to create a 3D CAD/CAM model. In this Q&A, John discusses how he joined Boston O&P, his role in developing the Boston Brace 3D, and key advances in scoliosis care.
As pioneers in the field of scoliosis bracing, the professionals at Boston O&P have heard a lot misconceptions associated with scoliosis, living with it, and how it is treated. In this multi-part series, we will share some of the myths most commonly discussed between clinicians and families and provide information to support a better understanding of scoliosis and scoliosis bracing.