The kyphologic™ brace, like the Gschwend type braces, uses two 3-point pressure systems. The first of the two 3-point pressure systems includes the sacral pad dorsally, the subpectoral rib pressure area ventrally and the thoracic (apical) pressure area dorsally. The second 3-point system includes the subpectoral rib pressure area ventrally, the thoracic (apical) pressure area dorsally and the two pads redressing the shoulder girdle ventrally aiming at the cavity of the coracoid process. The upper closure strap is directed at applying pressure on the lower ribs so as to inhibit protrusion of the lower ribs, while the lower closure is simply for pelvic fixation.

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