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03-03-2004, 08:02 PM
hi my 12yr old daughter is in a milwalkee brace would love to hear some helpful hints on how anyone found a comfortable way to sleep with it on and how they felt after eating with it on she is suppost to where it all the time except for showering and gymnastics. i would also love to be able for her to be able to chat on here does she use user name?? i am not good on the computer at all

Jill K
03-04-2004, 05:31 PM
I too have a back brace but it is not a milwaukee brace, I think mine is a TLSO (not sure if thats the right spelling). Last year I got my brace and was uncomfortable for a week or so but now when I sleep I dont even think about it. What I do to keep me comportble when i sleep is put a small pillow betwwen my legs so even out my spine and my legs. Eventually she will get used to it. I have to wear mine to school and I have to feel my back to see if I am wearing it :'). Good luck!

03-09-2004, 09:35 AM
thanks jill ,you made my daughter smile