* * *Mil·wau·kee brace mil-'wȯ-kē-, -'wä- n an orthopedic brace that extends from the pelvis to the neck and is used esp. in the treatment of scoliosis
* * *a type of spinal orthosis with a molded pelvic belt that fits above the upper edge of the iliac crest; it is joined to a turnbuckle that extends the length of the spine to an occipital hold with a throat mold; used in scoliosis and ankylosing spondylitis.
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