Orthotic care can make a difference for scoliosis patients

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. Tom Gavin, CO, national orthotic specialist for Hanger Clinic, talked about the ways an orthosis can help patients with scoliosis at the New Jersey chapter of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists annual meeting. Gavin said the three basic principles for working with scoliosis patients are balance, curve correction and maintenance of curve correction until patient maturity.

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