p.s. I may very well be wrong...but intuitively it seems to me that a stapled spine with a 30 curve would be less likely to progress during adulthood than an unstapled spine with a 30 degree curve....just speculation though.
daughter, 12, diagnosed 8/07 with 19T/13L
-Braced in spinecor 10/07 - 8/12 with excellent in brace correction and stable/slightly decreased out of brace curves.
-Introduced Providence brace as adjunct at night in 11/2011 in anticipation of growth spurt. Curves still stable.
-Currently in Boston Brace. Growth spurt is here and curves (and rotation) have increased to 23T/17L