August 15, 2017
For a week, Pediatric Orthopedist Dr. Jaren Riley wore a back brace, much like the ones he prescribes to his scoliosis patients. His goal was to better understand what his patients experience during their treatment. His next challenge is to find a better way to treat scoliosis. While Dr. Riley wore the brace for seven days, some of his patients will wear it for up to three years to prevent the curvature of the spine from progressing.
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