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Volume:4 Issue:3 Number:42 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #7483
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Comparison of rigid brace, soft brace, and no brace for osteoporotic compression fractures


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OrthoEvidence. Comparison of rigid brace, soft brace, and no brace for osteoporotic compression fractures. ACE Report. 2015;4(3):42. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/7483

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Comparative Study of the Treatment Outcomes of Osteoporotic Compression Fractures without Neurologic Injury Using a Rigid Brace, a Soft Brace, and No Brace

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Dec 3;96(23):1959-66. doi:

Contributing Authors: HJ Kim JM Yi HG Cho BS Chang CK Lee JH Kim JS Yeom

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Synopsis

60 patients over 50 years of age with a stable, acute, osteoporotic thoracolumbar compression fracture were randomized to receive treatment with either no-brace, a soft-brace, or a rigid-brace. The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether treatment with no brace offered similar results to that of 8-week wear of a soft brace or rigid brace, with respect to disability and pain. Patients were fo...

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