Children and Adolescents who show spinal curves beyond 20° are recommended to wear a brace additionally to physiotherapy.
A brace for scoliosis is meant to hold the spine in place either to correct the curvature or to prevent the curves from increasing, depending on individual preconditions. In order to work at it´s full impact, the brace has to be worn 23 hours. The decision about which brace to wear depends on the type of curves. The doctor as well as the orthopedic engineer are deciding about that.