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Thread: Brace is putting holes in clothing! Anyone else?

  1. #1
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    Brace is putting holes in clothing! Anyone else?

    My daughter (13) has been in her brace since September - she has the Boston brace and in the last several weeks. we have noticed she has holes in ALL of her shirts! She wears a cami OVER her brace and then another shirt or sweatshirt over that - it all is in the area where the straps/velcro is.

    Any suggestions??

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
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    When I was young 32 years ago, I wore a cotton t-shirt under the brace and a polyester t-shirt over the brace (the polyester is a sturdier fabric and wont get holes as quickly...therefor protecting your shirts) It was quite hot in the summer but did save my clothes.
    Patty 51 years old
    Surgery May 23, 2007(43 Birthday)
    Posterior T3- L4
    Pre surgery curves
    T-53degrees
    L-38degrees
    and a severe side shift to the right.
    Post surgery curves
    Less than 10 degrees
    Surgery April, 2006
    C4 - C6

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
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    Alabama
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    Yes, I had this problem too. There were little metal pokey things (sorry, don't know how else to explain it) on my brace. I took it to the Doctor who made it, and he covered them up.

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