Pectus brace wear and care

Wearing your brace diligently is key to the success of this method of treatment. According to The Calgary Protocol, you are required to wear the brace for 23 hours per day during the correction phase until the deformity is corrected. Following correction of the deformity, wearing time is reduced to 8 hours per day or night during the maintenance phase until you reach your full height.

The correction phase involves continuous bracing, typically lasts up to 6 months. Correction is follow by the maintenance phase of bracing for an additional 12 to 18 months, for a total treatment time of 24 months.

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