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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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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 SmithAs 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 FrazierAs 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…

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

How a Dancer Narrowly Escaped Scoliosis Surgery

How a Dancer Narrowly Escaped Scoliosis Surgery The sport and art of dance focuses on strength, poise, grace and discipline—all areas Emily Hauser works tirelessly to hone and perfect during her many hours of practice with the Evanston Dance Ensemble. What Emily didn’t anticipate was yet another challenge—scoliosis.

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Posted 7.11.2019

Q&A with Chris Nelson, CPO, Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics

Q&A with Chris Nelson, CPO, Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics 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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Posted 6.21.2019

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