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plopony
03-16-2005, 08:15 PM
Is there a risk when you get your brace off that the degree will worsen? I can't afford that, and none of us want a curve to get worse anyway. Is there a way to ensure that your curve will stay the same (or even get better), any type of therapy or treatment?

I_luv_Jay
03-23-2005, 11:32 PM
i'm 15 and had spinal sergery for scoliosis last year and i now have been wearing a brace and have to wear it until september at least and my dr/surgeon has told me and my parents that even after the surgery he does susspect that when the brace is taken off that the curve will get a little worse but not much, but that may just be my curve, it may be different for different types of scoliosis! :)