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1

Maximum amount of time soft cervical collars should be worn for

10 days

2

What 2 cervicothoracic orthoses are used for soft tissue injuries

1. Soft cervical collar
2. Rigid cervical collar

3

3 main types of rigid cervical collars

1. Thomas collar
2. Philadelphia collar
3. Miami-J collar

4

2 cervicothoracic orthoses used for stable cervical fractures

1. Sternal-Occipital-Mandibular Immobilizer (SOMI)
2. Poster-Type CTO

5

2 cervicothoracic orthoses used for unstable cervical fractures

1. Halo
2. Minerva brace

6

2 Advantages of Minerva brace over halo

1. Lighter
2. No pins

7

Rate the 7 cervicothoracic orthoses from most to least restrictive

1. Halo
2. Minerva
3. 4-Poster
4. Yale
5. SOMI
6. Philadelphia collar
7. Soft collar

8

How far up the back do TLSOs extend?

Above the inferior angle

9

What is a flexion/control TLSO with corset called?

Taylor brace

10

2 spine flexion-control TLSOs

1. Jewett
2. Cruciform Anterior Spinal Hyperextension (CASH)

11

Which TLSOs increase intra-abdominal pressure

1. Taylor brace
2. Knight-Taylor brace

12

3 indications for Jewett brace

1. Compression fracture
2. Scheuermann's disease
3. Thoracic osteoporotic kyphosis

13

What is a milwaukee brace

Cervicothoracic-Lumbar-Sacral Orthosis

14

Indications for milwaukee brace

1. Scoliosis with curves 25-40 degrees if apex is superior to T8
2. Thoracic Scheuermann's disease kyphosis