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    Training bra underneath, most definitely! Also,...

    Training bra underneath, most definitely! Also, the Boston brace company makes the Boston T. You only need to order maybe four or five, and just keep up w/washing them. Some insurance companies...
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    Boston T was the best that we found, although...

    Boston T was the best that we found, although they are pricey. Your insurance might cover them. You can find them at: http://www.bostonbrace.com/Boston_T.htm
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    Actually, my 14-yr. old daughter HAD to use baby...

    Actually, my 14-yr. old daughter HAD to use baby powder under the t-shirt, because she would continually get a rash on her skin under the brace, even with frequent shirt changes. There was even an...
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    Hi Tikka's Mom, My daughter does PE in her...

    Hi Tikka's Mom,

    My daughter does PE in her brace, but omits any activity requiring trunk rotations and gymnastics. She actually does very well with PE. Her PE teachers both years have been very...
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    Hope you don't mind a mom's reply, but here it...

    Hope you don't mind a mom's reply, but here it goes....

    Hi! My daughter is almost 14 and has been wearing a Boston Brace for 1 1/2 years! She was very upset about having to wear the brace to...
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    Hi! My daughter is almost 14 and has been wearing...

    Hi! My daughter is almost 14 and has been wearing a Boston Brace for 1 1/2 years! She was very upset about having to wear the brace to school and had all of the same concerns and fears that you have....
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    Hi! My daughter is almost 14 and has been...

    Hi! My daughter is almost 14 and has been wearing a Boston Brace for 1 1/2 years! She was very upset about having to wear the brace to school and had all of the same concerns and fears that you...
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    Hi Donna, My daughter also had terrible issues...

    Hi Donna,

    My daughter also had terrible issues with heat and rashes from her brace! She's been wearing a Boston Brace for 1 1/2 yrs., and just started to cut down her wearing time from 22 hrs/day...
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    Just to follow up...my daughter says that she is...

    Just to follow up...my daughter says that she is much more comfortable with these t-shirts (cooler and provides more padding) and no more rashes! Yay!:D
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    Well, I guess it's good that they do screen here...

    Well, I guess it's good that they do screen here at some point, but after all of my efforts, I've been told that they can't screen over multiple years because of lack of funding. Apparently, the...
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    Boston brace t-shirt

    Finally! The Boston Brace Co. will sell their Boston t-shirts (to wear under the brace) to individual patients, rather than orthotists and large groups! They changed their policy a month ago. My...
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    My daughter (12 yrs old) also went through the...

    My daughter (12 yrs old) also went through the same thing in September....She was nervous and upset about it too, at first. The abs of steel joke worked extremely well, only she says "abs of...
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    This is surprising me to learn that there aren't...

    This is surprising me to learn that there aren't multiple checks through middle school. I have been in touch w/people at the state and county levels in MD. The latest is that the state regs mandate...
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    Thank you all for your replies. It's amazing how...

    Thank you all for your replies. It's amazing how standards are different in each area. It would be great if the NSF or other related organizations made some kind of national recommendation for...
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    scoliosis screening in school

    My daughter was diagnosed with scoliosis by her pediatrician during her annual physical last May (at the end of 6th grade), and was consequently confirmed by our orthopedist (30 degrees thoracic, 34...
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    Hi Hannah, and thanks for your reply. Sorry it...

    Hi Hannah, and thanks for your reply. Sorry it took me so long. We actually found something that works...Johnsons makes a medicated baby powder specifically for itches and rashes. It contains a...
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    *sorry, didn't proofread. 1/2 refers to leaving...

    *sorry, didn't proofread. 1/2 refers to leaving it off for 1/2 an hour
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    Rashes under brace

    My 12-year old daughter was diagnosed w/ ideopathic scoliosis this summer. She is wearing a low-profile Boston brace for 22-23 hours per day, and has been doing this for three weeks. She seems to...
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