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... The TLSO brace I have on at the moment, is very comfortable, a bit of a pain to move around in, but you get used to it. ... (8 replies)
... From my personal experience I wore a body cast with a thigh extention after my fusion for 6 months. It takes a bit of getting used to, but it helped to let my body heal. ... (8 replies)
... eel a heating sensation as they plaster began to set but that it was nothing to worry about. The strange thing was that after about 20 minutes or so, the plaster body cast I was in did heat up but it felt wonderful! ... (8 replies)

TLSO or LSO Brace
Apr 10, 2004
... Hi Emma, I got measured for my brace today. It sounds so consticting! How do you use the bathroom in! Or sit down? I'm serious, what do you do? I never saw one but the tech explained to me how it will be from my chest to the bottom of my thigh. Sound like you have had a lot of experience wearing one. How did you get a cracked fusion? That sounds painful!... (8 replies)
... Initially a doc in the ER room said that they were going to put me in the cast but later on they sent me to trauma deptartment without even puting a cloth roll under my back. ... (3 replies)
... around brace like you'd use for carpal tunnel or something, but when you said body cast with leg extension, I'm wondering how I am going to work in a thing like that. ... (8 replies)
... The TLSO is fitted by putting a body cast on you. They cut the cast back off and use it to make a form for molding the brace, so it's an exact fit just for you. ... (2 replies)
... Do they measure for the brace or do they take a cast of your body? ... (8 replies)
... I'm really sorry to hear about the cast. I was under the impression from my doctor that they did away with the body cast many years ago and as Tomorrow said, we now use the TLSO, et al braces. I'm not a doctor but I see it hard to see how this will help determine a fusion outcome. ... (15 replies)
... socks. You'll put on a "stockingette," which is like a giant, stretchy tube of fabric. They'll cut some holes for your arms. It's designed to cover your whole body so they can plaster over it and then cut it off. The plaster sticks to the stockingette instead of to you. ... (8 replies)
... ld not straighten up and had to walk around bent over with my hands on my thighs. It took 24 hrs. to get to a hospital. Once there I was sedated and woke up in a body cast. I had a stress fracture and a grade 1 spondy. 3 weeks later I got a TLSO brace and wore it for a year. ... (10 replies)
... S1 junction, a spica cast is used which includes the body and one or both legs. ... (3 replies)

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