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The Bill Miller Blog

Named after Bill Miller, the founder and inventor of the Boston Brace, who had two great passions in his life – innovation and compassionate care for patients.

By reading these blog posts you will learn more about conditions including scoliosis, plagiocephaly, and lower limb and neuromuscular conditions, including technological advancements, treatment options, and how Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics is working to improve the lives of the people we serve. Bill's spirit lives on here.

Scoliosis and Physical Therapy

Scoliosis and Physical Therapy

Physical therapy is used to increase function, range of motion, and strength in a specific part of the body. When paired with other treatments or interventions, it can help improve outcomes and have longer-lasting results. There are many physical therapy specialties, and physical therapy for scoliosis requires a specific training program that certifies an individual to practice in that sub-specialty.

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Now Read This: Books for Scoliosis Families

Now Read This:  Books for Scoliosis Families

Books can help us understand and get through the biggest of life's challenges, and scoliosis is no exception. Check out these great books about scoliosis for every level of reader.

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by Sarah Cunzolo, COA, CFo, CPed  | 

Roxy the Dog Teaches Kids It’s OK to Be Different

Roxy the Dog Teaches Kids It’s OK to Be Different

Roxy is 12 years old and has weakness in her hind legs, has undergone four surgeries, and at one point almost lost a limb. Fortunately, surgery saved her leg, so she still has all four. That’s right: Roxy is a dog, and her mom, Hillary Sussman, is using her story to help differently abled kids gain more confidence and overcome their physical limitations.

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by Sarah Cunzolo, CPed, COA, CFo  | 

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