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The duration of wearing a ScoliBrace can vary depending on the individual’s condition and the recommendation of the Monmouth Scoliosis Center provider.

In general, the ScoliBrace is typically worn for several hours each day, typically between 4 to 23 hours, depending on the severity of the scoliosis, age, skeletal maturity, and others factors specifically related to the patient that are determined during the specialized consultation and examination process.

The ScoliBrace is designed to provide support and corrective pressure to the spine, helping to reduce the progression of the curvature and promote better alignment. The specific duration of wearing the brace will be determined as part of a collaboration between doctor and patient (and patient’s parents if a minor)  to discuss the individual treatment goals.

It’s important to note that wearing the ScoliBrace consistently and as prescribed by the Monmouth Scoliosis Center provider is crucial for its effectiveness. Compliance with wearing the brace is essential to achieve the desired results. The Monmouth Scoliosis Center provider will provide guidance on how to properly wear and maintain the brace, as well as any necessary adjustments that may be needed during the course of treatment.

Regular follow-up appointments will be scheduled with the Monmouth Scoliosis Center provider to monitor the progress of the treatment and make any necessary modifications to the wearing schedule. The duration of wearing the ScoliBrace may be adjusted over time based on the individual’s response to treatment and the goals of the scoliosis management plan.

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It’s important to have open communication with your doctor to address any questions or concerns you may have regarding the duration and wearing schedule of the ScoliBrace. They will guide you through the process and provide personalized recommendations based on your specific needs.

The specific duration of wearing the ScoliBrace is determined by several factors, which may include:

1. Degree of curvature: The severity of the scoliosis curvature plays a significant role in determining the duration of brace wear. The higher the degree of curvature, the longer the brace may need to be worn to help prevent further progression.

2. Age and skeletal maturity: The age of the individual and their skeletal maturity are important factors in determining the duration of brace wear. Younger individuals who are still growing may need to wear the brace for a longer period to allow for optimal correction and stabilization of the spine.

3. Treatment goals: The specific treatment goals set by the ScoliCare provider also impact the duration of brace wear. The goals may vary from person to person and may include stopping the progression of the curvature, reducing the degree of curvature, or maintaining the current level of correction achieved.

4. Individual response to treatment: Each individual may respond differently to the brace treatment. The ScoliCare provider will closely monitor the progress and evaluate how well the brace is working for the individual. Based on the response, the duration of brace wear may be adjusted accordingly.

5. Compliance and dedication: The individual’s compliance with wearing the brace as prescribed by the ScoliCare provider is crucial for achieving the desired results. Consistent and dedicated brace wear, as well as following the recommended wearing schedule, is essential for the effectiveness of the treatment.

It’s important to note that the duration of wearing the ScoliBrace is determined on a case-by-case basis. The ScoliCare provider will evaluate all these factors and provide personalized recommendations based on the individual’s specific needs and goals. Regular follow-up appointments will be scheduled to monitor progress and make any necessary adjustments to the treatment plan.

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