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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.

What is the Schroth Method for Scoliosis?

What is the Schroth Method for Scoliosis?The Schroth Method is a set of specialized exercises used by certified physical therapists to help people with scoliosis. The Schroth Method was originally developed to treat idiopathic scoliosis, but it is appropriate for anyone who has scoliosis, including all ages and all levels of severity.

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by Amy Sbihli, MPT, DPT  | 

Tech Q&A with David Benedict

Tech Q&A with David BenedictDavid Benedict, CTPO, is a technician in the Peabody, Mass., clinic. He fabricates braces, from pouring to modifying all the way to finishing and strapping, so practitioners have the quickest and most efficient fits possible. He's always available to drop what he's doing to assist with fits and adjustments when needed.

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Posted 9.24.2018

Tech Q&A with Assali Bazelais

Tech Q&A with Assali BazelaisAssali Bazelais is a technician who has been with Boston O&P for 15 years. He specializes in finishing scoliosis and other spinal braces. His goal? “To help as many patients as I can.”

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Posted 7.10.2018

Nighttime Bracing for the Treatment of Scoliosis

Nighttime Bracing for the Treatment of ScoliosisThe Boston Brace Night Shift is a Boston O&P scoliosis orthosis designed specifically for nighttime wear. It provides comprehensive treatment to all curve types and can help to make bracing more comfortable while still being effective in stopping curve progression.

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Posted 6.20.2018

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