Scoliosis refers to a side-to-side bend and possible rotation of the spine. The most common type of scoliosis is Adolescents Idiopathic, which tends to affect girls more so than boys between the ages of 10 and 12. The cause of this type of scoliosis is unknown. The physician will often recommend a custom scoliosis brace if the curvature is greater than 20 degrees.
Bracing is an effective way to help halt the progression of certain curves. At AOD we work with the physician and medical team to provide the most effective treatment device available. We are able to provide a large array of spinal devices.