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

Gur G., Dilek B., Ayhan C., Simsek 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
  • Keywords: Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, Brace, Postural stability, Proprioception, Cobb angle, CHENEAU BRACE, BALANCE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


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.