The psychosocial sequelae of treatment by Milwaukee brace were investigated in 38 girls. These girls were found to cope well after an initial critical period. Only minor disturbances of body image and sexual attitudes were observed. It seems that except for individual severe cases, no specific psychiatric intervention is needed in those patients, and a competent orthopedic surgeon could manage all the psychological aspects.
|Number of pages||12|
|State||Published - 1978|