Braces allowing you to heal

Neck orthotics

These orthoses support the neck to prevent and help heal injuries to the neck and spine. There are various types of neck/cervical orthotics. Also, the neck braces come in various levels of rigidity. For example, a soft collar for less severe injuries and a semi-rigid collar for more severe injuries. These orthoses are used to help relieve and heal the symptoms of various injuries and diseases. The most rigid neck orthotic is then the Halo. This device holds the neck and head in place to prevent it from moving.

Types of neck orthoses

Soft collar

Soft collar

  • Muscle spasms as a result of ankylosing spondylitis
  • Acute torticollis
  • Pain associated with degenerative diseases of the spine
  • Post-operative
Philadelphia collar

Semi-rigid neck braces (Philadelphia Collar)

  • Anterior discectomy
  • Halo removal
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Anterior cervical fusion
  • Post-operative
Halo

Halo

  • Cervical fractures
  • Scoliosis
  • Fractures in the thoracic region
  • Post-operative after major cervical spine procedure
Aspen Neck Collar Upper Body Orthotics

Aspen Neck Collar

  • Occipital condyle fractures
  • Neurological disorders
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • C1-C7 Injuries
  • Whiplash

Chest orthotics

A Chest Compressor is a brace for the chest that treats various chest deformities. The compressor does this by applying pressure to an area so that the chest and also rib bones can realign. The areas these orthotics affect are the costal cartilage of the ribs a condition also known as pectus carinatum. This disease is known to develop in boys during puberty alongside other conditions including scoliosis and kyphosis. 

Chest compressor brace

Cervical-thoracic orthosis

Cervical thoracic orthosis (CTO) is an orthotic device that goes around the neck and the chest to support the neck and chest area. These devices are also used after surgery. In particular surgery for ankylosing spondylitis. These devices are often used in conjunction with Thoracic Lumbar Sacral Orthosis (TLSO) and also Jewett braces.

CTO Brace

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WHAT TO EXPECT ON YOUR FIRST VISIT

Your First Visit

Please plan to come 10-15 minutes before your appointment time to complete necessary forms. Want to save time? Print and then complete the form below.

Meeting your Specialist

Your first appointment will include an initial assessment and also a chance to meet your specialist and ask questions.

If you have a prescription from your doctor, be sure to bring it with you.

Be prepared to discuss your medical history and also talk about your goals and expectations. We will also complete a physical assessment and try out a variety of orthotics to see what best meets your needs.

Please dress comfortably and bring shorts. We may need to measure, cast or use 3D-scanning to customize your fit and maximize comfort.

Funding/Costs

Direct Billing through AADL and WCB with a prescription from your doctor.

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