A Charleston brace is a nighttime brace, worn while sleeping. This type of brace is also called a "nighttime" brace because it is only worn while sleeping.
LSO stands for Lumbar-Sacral orthosis, restricting movement and reducing stress on the spine.
CTLSO stands for cervical-thoracic-lumbar-sacral orthosis. It can be custom molded and fitted to support a weak or damaged area of the spine as well as treat scoliosis. This is also called a “Milwaukee Brace.”
TSLO stands for thoracic-lumbar-sacral orthosis. They are used to treat scoliosis, custom molded and padded to keep the scoliosis curve from getting worse. This brace is also called a “Boston Brace”.
Your child can participate in almost every activity in which he/she currently. Depending on the brace, it can be worn to school but with the doctor’s agreement, may be removed for specific activities or sports.