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A pilot study on the “ScoliBrace” in the treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

Kevin Boon Leong Lim 1 2, Heidi Ka Wing Mak 3, Siti Hauzah Abdul Rahaman 4, Ling Ling Ong 4, Shi Yang Jess Ooi 4, Nicole Kim Luan Lee 5 - Lim KBL, Mak HKW, Abdul Rahaman SH, Ong LL, Ooi SYJ, Lee NKL. A pilot study on the "ScoliBrace" in the treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2024 Feb 28. doi: 10.1007/s00590-024-03845-6. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38416233.

The Improvement of Trunk Muscle Endurance in Adolescents with Idiopathic Scoliosis Treated with ScoliBrace® and the ScoliBalance® Exercise Approach

Rosemary Marchese, Juan Du Plessis, Tamara Pooke and Jeb McAviney - Journal of Clinical Medicine J. Clin. Med. 2024, 13(3), 653;

The Impact of Pregnancy on Women with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Scoping Review

Jean Theroux, Benjamin T. Brown, Rosemary Marchese, Michael Selby, Vicki Cope, Jeb McAviney and Amber Beynon - European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2023 August;59(4):505-21

How Schroth Therapists Vary the Implementation of Schroth Worldwide for Adolescents with Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Mixed Methods Study

Rosemary Marchese, Emre Ilhan and Verity Pacey - Journal of Clinical Medicine, 2023, 12(18), 6063;

Current Knowledge on the Different Characteristics of Back Pain in Adults with and without Scoliosis: A Systematic Review

Fabio Zaina, Rosemary Marchese, Sabrina Donzelli, Claudio Cordani, Carmelo Pulici, Jeb McAviney and Stefano Negrini - Journal of Clinical Medicine, 2023, 12, 5182.

A systematic literature review of spinal brace/orthosis treatment for adults with scoliosis between 1967 and 2018: clinical outcomes and harm data

Dr Jeb McAviney, Johanna Mee, Azharuddin Fazalbhoy, Dr Juan Du Plessis & Dr Benjamin T Brown – BMC Musculoskeletal 21, Article number 87 (2020)

Scoliosis Bracing and Exercise for Pain Management in Adults — A case report

Hans-Rudolf Weiss, Kathryn Moramarco and Marc Moramarco, J Phys Ther Sci. 2016 Aug; 28(8): 2404–2407. Published online 2016 Aug 31. doi: 10.1589/jpts.28.2404.

Effects of Bracing in Adult With Scoliosis: A Retrospective Study

Clémence Palazzo, Jean-Paul Montigny, Frédéric Barbot, Bernard Bussel, Isabelle Vaugier, Didier Fort, Isabelle Courtois, Catherine Marty-Poumarat, Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Published June 22, 2016, DOI:

Progression risk of idiopathic juvenile scoliosis during pubertal growth

Charles YP, Daures JP, de Rosa V, Diméglio A, Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2006 Aug 1;31(17):1933-42. DOI:10.1097/01.brs.0000229230.68870.97

Scoliosis-Specific exercises can reduce the progression of severe curves in adult idiopathic scoliosis: a long-term cohort study

Negrini A, Donzelli S, Negrini M, Negrini S, Romano M, and Zaina F 2015,, Scoliosis Jul 11 10:20

Adult scoliosis treatment combing brace and exercises

Papadopolous D 2013, Scoliosis 20138(Suppl 2):O8, DOI: 10.1186/1748-7161-8-S2-O8

The effectiveness of combined bracing and exercise in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis based on SRS and SOSORT criteira: a prospective study

Negrini S, Donzelli S, Lusini M, Minnella S and Zaina F 2014, BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2014; 15: 263, Published online 2014 Aug 6. doi: 10.1186/1471-2474-15-263

SEAS (Scientific Exercises Approach to Scoliosis): a modern and effective evidence based approach to physiotherapic specific scoliosis exercises

Romano M, Negrini Am Parzini S, Tavernaro M, Zaina F, Donzelli S and Negrini S 2015, Scoliosis 2015 10:3, DOI: 10.1186/s13013-014-0027-2

Developmental psychological aspects of scoliosis treatment

Reichel D, Schanz J, Pediatr Rehabil. 2003 Jul-Dec;6(3-4):221-5

Does Scoliosis Have a Psychological Impact and Does Gender Make a Difference?

Payne, William K. III MD,Ogilvie, James W. MD, Resnick, Michael D. PhD, Kane, Robert L. MD, Transfeldt, Ensor E. MD, Blum, Robert W. MD, PhD, Spine – Issue: Volume 22(12), 15 June 1997, p 1380–1384

Management of spinal deformity in cerebral palsy: conservative treatment

Rutz E and Brunner R, J Child Orthop. 2013 Nov; 7(5): 415–418

Biomechanical and clinical perspectives on nighttime bracing for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

Grivas TB, Rodopoulos GI and Bardakos NV, Stud Health Technol Inform. 2008;135:274-90

Effects of Bracing in Adult With Scoliosis: A Retrospective Study

Palazzo C, Montigny JP, Barbot F, Bussel B, Vaugier I, Fort D, Courtois I, Marty-Poumarat C, Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 Jun 22. pii: S0003-9993(16)30256-8. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2016.05.019

It’s not just the big kids: both high and low BMI impact bracing success for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

Goodbody CM, Asztalos IB, Sankar WN, Flynn JM, J Child Orthop. 2016 Aug 8. [Epub ahead of print]

Effects of Bracing in Adolescents with Idiopathic Scoliosis

Stuart L. Weinstein, Lori A. Dolan, James G. Wright, and Matthew B. Dobbs, N Engl J Med 2013; 369:1512-1521 October 17, 2013DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1307337

Idiopathic scoliosis patients with curves more than 45 Cobb degrees refusing surgery can be effectively treated through bracing with curve improvements

Negrini S, Negrini F, and Zaina F, 2011, Spine J. 2011 May;11(5):369-80. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2010.12.001. Epub 2011 Feb 2

Understanding Genetic Factors in Idiopathic Scoliosis, a Complex Disease of Childhood

Carol A Wise, Xiaochong Gao, Scott Shoemaker, Derek Gordon, and John A Herring, Curr Genomics. 2008 Mar; 9(1): 51–59. doi: 10.2174/138920208783884874

The prevalence and radiological findings in 1347 elderly patients with scoliosis

Hong JY, Suh SW, Modi HN, Hur CY, Song HR, Park JH., Journal of bone and joint surgery 2010 Jul;92(7):980-3

School Scoliosis Screening Programme – A Systematic Review

Sabirin J, Bakri R, Buang SN, Abdullah AT & Shapie A 2010, Medical Journal of Malaysia, December issue, vol. 65, no. 4, pp. 261-7.

‘Prevalence and predictors of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis in adolescent ballet dancers’

Longworth B., Fary R., Hopper D, Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2014 Sep;95(9):1725-30. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2014.02.027. Epub 2014 Mar 21. [NB: This does not mean that dancing causes scoliosis, only that there is a definite increase in the incidence of scoliosis detected in this group.]

Scoliosis in adults aged forty years and older: prevalence and relationship to age, race, and gender

Kebaish KM, Neubauer PR, Voros GD, Khoshnevisan MA, Skolasky R, Spine 2011 Apr 20;36(9):731-6.

A population-based cohort study of 394,401 children followed for 10 years exhibits sustained effectiveness of scoliosis screening

Fong DY, Cheung KM, Wong YW, Wan YY, Lee CF, Lam TP, Cheng JC, Ng BK, Luk KD, Spine J. 2015 May 1;15(5):825-33. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2015.01.019. Epub 2015 Jan 20

A health economic evaluation of screening and treatment in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

Adobor R., Joranger P., Steen H, Navrud S, and Ivar Brox J, Scoliosis. 2014; 9: 21. Published online 2014 Dec 6. doi: 10.1186/s13013-014-0021-8

Back Pain Prevalence Is Associated With Curve-type and Severity in Adolescents With Idiopathic Scoliosis A Cross-sectional Study

Jean Theroux, DC, MSc, PhD, Sylvie Le May, RN, PhD, Jeffrey J. Hebert, DC, PhD,and Hubert Labelle, MD SPINE 153607

Reduction of Scheuermann’s deformity and scoliosis using ScoliBrace and a scoliosis specific rehabilitation program: a case report

Christopher M. Gubbels, Paul A. Oakely, Jeb McAviney, Deed E. Harrison, Benjamin T. Brown J. Phys. Ther. Sci. 31: 159–165, 2019