Hyperextension Brace

An orthopedic appliance used for controlling flexion of the thoracolumbar spine. It may consist of a swivel sternal pad with slots and threaded holes for precise positioning; and anterior thoracic and pelvic assembly each of which is attached to the serrated discs on the superior and inferior margins of the lateral uprights.

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