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
Comparative Study of the Treatment Outcomes of Osteoporotic Compression Fractures without Neurologic Injury Using a Rigid Brace, a Soft Brace, and No BraceJ Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Dec 3;96(23):1959-66. doi:
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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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