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How can my child manage his or her infantile scoliosis on a daily basis?

Most children with infantile scoliosis are unaware of their condition, and it does not bother them. The doctor may require that the child wear a brace all day, except for bathing and exercise, for two to three years. Treatment with a brace or surgery can be emotionally difficult for children, so good emotional support is important.

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