Effect of a spinal brace on postural control in different sensory conditions in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: A preliminary analysis


Gür G., Dilek B., Ayhan Ç., Şimşek İ. E., Aras Ö., Aksoy S., ...More

GAIT & POSTURE, vol.41, no.1, pp.93-99, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2014.09.001
  • Journal Name: GAIT & POSTURE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.93-99
  • Kütahya Health Sciences University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background: Despite the positive effects of spinal braces on postural stability, they may constrain movement, resulting in poor balance control in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS). Therefore, assessment of postural dynamics may aid in designing new less-constraining braces.