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Learn more about scoliosis, spinal treatment and products from Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics. Blog posts cover new technology, product comparisons, clinician profiles, scoliosis treatment results, resources for patients and families, and inspiring stories about living with scoliosis.

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Infantile Scoliosis: Reversing Kelsey’s Curve

Infantile Scoliosis: Reversing Kelsey’s Curve

Shortly after Kelsey Sweeney was born, her mom, Shauna, noticed a lump on her daughter’s shoulder blade. She made a mental note to mention it to the pediatrician at their next appointment. So, when flu-like symptoms prompted a visit to the hospital, she asked the doctor to take a look.

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Posted 11.4.2019

Q&A with Craig Yatsu, CPO, Prosthetic & Orthotic Group

Q&A with Craig Yatsu, CPO, Prosthetic & Orthotic Group

Craig Yatsu, a Certified Prosthetist Orthotist based in Denver, Colorado, was introduced to the Original Boston Brace in 1992 and now exclusively uses the Boston Brace 3D® when treating his scoliosis patients. In this Q&A, Craig shares how he got into the field of orthotics and prosthetics, what makes the Boston Brace 3D his scoliosis brace of choice, and the career change that convinced him never to leave orthotics again.

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Posted 10.17.2019

Customer Service Q&A with Judy Smith

Customer Service Q&A with Judy Smith

As a customer service representative for Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics, Judy Smith is dedicated to providing the very best service to all the Boston O&P customers she serves. In this Q&A, learn more about Judy, including her most rewarding experience at Boston O&P, her specialties, and the "gift" she can't live without.

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Posted 10.7.2019

Customer Service Q&A with Debbie Frazier

Customer Service Q&A with Debbie Frazier

As a customer service representative for Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics, Debbie Frazier is dedicated to providing the very best service to all the Boston O&P patients she serves, which is one of the reasons she was named Employee of the Year in 2009. In this Q&A, learn more about Debbie, including how working at Boston O&P became a family affair, her most rewarding experience, and her biggest pet peeve.

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Posted 10.3.2019

Staying Ahead of the Curve: Reagan’s Scoliosis Story

Staying Ahead of the Curve: Reagan’s Scoliosis Story

When Reagan Gatz was 6, her mother Tracy noticed a bulge on the back of her hip. Panicked, she rushed Reagan to the doctor. It turned out her growing spine had slightly deviated from its typical path by 14 degrees. Rather than stacking in a straight line, one on top of each other, her vertebrae had begun to shift into an S-shape.

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Posted 9.23.2019

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