You have the feeling of your knees giving out due to a torn ligament. If not then the surgeon will trim the tear out and in that case a patient will lose a lot of meniscus. This knee surgical procedure requires an intensive rehabilitation program which is divided into three phases. Phase 1 weeks : Rehabilitation starts days after surgical treatment.
Scoliosis and Spinal Disorders volume 13 , Article number: 26 Cite this article. Metrics details. Bracing is used as a valid non-surgical treatment for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis AIS to avoid progression of the deformity and thereby surgery. The effect of bracing treatment on quality of life of patients with AIS has been a topic of interest in the international literature. The aim of this study was to evaluate the quality of life and patient satisfaction during bracing treatment for AIS of a pediatric hospital. BrQ is a validated tool and is considered a disease-specific instrument; its score ranges from 20 to points, and higher BrQ scores are associated with better quality of life.
Two phase treatment for overcrowding using palatal expander and braces.
Mason is a male youth patient treated by Dr. Page Hudson at our Oxnard office. This patient demonstrated severe crowding of teeth at a young age. As the name suggests, crowding indicates a lack of space in the dental arch. Severe crowding of deciduous teeth in youth patients creates a condition which prevents permanent teeth from erupting in a natural, unimpeded process.
Myo brace can be an alternative to traditional braces depending on treatment goals. It is at least a head-start to getting a smile that is healthy and straight. Expanders stimulate the jaws to grow bigger and create more space so teeth can fit properly and be straight.