Wellinks: Applying Connected Health to Improving the Efficacy of Scoliosis Braces

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ARTICLE SUMMARY:

While bracing has been demonstrated to be as effective as surgery in correcting spinal deformity in moderate adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, the bracing therapies suffer from compliances issues that keep them from achieving optimal outcomes. Early-stage Wellinks has developed a wearable monitor to help patients comply with their therapy.

For years, controversy has surrounded the use of bracing to correct adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS).

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