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    TSRH research shows that bracing IS effective!

    I just received the most recent TSRH publication in the mail today.

    I've scanned the newsletter so that you can read this for yourself. The study was published in the June 2010 issue of The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.

    I'm not here to debate this but I hope this offers some hope to parents whose kids are still eligible to be braced. If I'd had this information in my hands while Sheena was still pre-surgery, I would have pursued bracing more aggressively.

    Texas Scottish Rite in Dallas treats thousands of cases of scoliosis a year at no charge and they are heavily involved in research (they discovered the first gene associated with idiopathic scoliosis); in other words, they are a highly trustworthy source for this information.

    Edit: Texas Scottish Rite was just named #2 best Children's orthopedic hospital in the nation.

    http://health.usnews.com/best-hospit...gs/orthopedics
    Last edited by Sherie; 07-16-2010 at 10:32 AM.

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