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TLSO — • thoracolumbosacral orthosis … Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations
Orthosis, thoracolumbosacral (TLSO) — One of the two main types of braces used to correct the lateral (sideways) curve of the spine in scoliosis. Patients can wear this brace to correct spinal curves whose apex is at or below the eighth thoracic vertebra. The TLSO is an underarm… … Medical dictionary
Thoracolumbosacral orthosis (TLSO) — One of the two main types of braces used to correct the lateral (sideways) curve of the spine in scoliosis. Patients can wear this brace to correct spinal curves whose apex is at or below the eighth thoracic vertebra. The TLSO is an underarm… … Medical dictionary
thoracolumbosacral orthosis — (TLSO) a spinal orthosis that goes over the lumbar, sacral, and thoracic regions and thus limits movement of the thorax; different types vary in rigidity and in the kind of support given to the thorax … Medical dictionary
Burst fracture — A burst fracture is a type of traumatic spinal injury in which a vertebra breaks from a high energy axial load, with pieces of the vertebra shattering into surrounding tissues and sometimes the spinal canal [… … Wikipedia
Orthotics — Not to be confused with Prosthetics. Orthotist , orthopaedic brace and ankle foot orthotic (AFO) redirect here, where they are dealt with in their respective sections. Two different braces used to treat scoliosis Orthotics (Greek: Ορθός, ortho,… … Wikipedia
Scoliosis — Classification and external resources ICD 10 M41 … Wikipedia
Back brace — A back brace is a device designed to limit the motion of the spine in cases of fracture or in post operative fusions. Limiting the motion of the spine enhances the healing process and minimizes the patient s discomfort. Common back braces include … Wikipedia
Milwaukee brace — The Milwaukee brace, also known as a cervico thoraco lumbo sacral orthosis or CTLSO, is a back brace used in the treatment of spinal curvatures (such as scoliosis or kyphosis) in children. It is a full torso brace that extends from the pelvis to… … Wikipedia
Brace, Milwaukee — One of the two main types of braces used to treat the lateral curve of the spine in scoliosis. This brace can be worn to correct any curve in the spine. The brace can be custom made or can be made from a pre fabricated mold. All braces must be… … Medical dictionary