Lyon Bracing Management has evolved since 1947 as a cooperative effort between Pierre Stagnara MD and Bouillat & Terrier CPO. The Lyon management protocol requires curve reduction with a plaster cast for one to four months, after which the brace is moulded and fit. The brace is a highly adjustable under the arm design and does not have a superstructure.

Lo Sforzesco


The Sforzesco brace was developed as a breakthrough involving in the autumn of 2004. The authors were searching for a way to avoid casting for our worst patients, because of the significant costs involved both at the individual (side effects including cast syndrome, skin problems, significant psychological impact, inability to shower for months, etc.) and social (repeated inpatient treatments) levels.

Lo Cheneau


Dr. Chêneau, inspired by Abbot, fabricated the original Chêneau Brace in 1979. The Chêneau brace is commonly used for the treatment of scoliosis and thoracic hypokyphosis in many European countries such as Spain, France, and Germany as well as other countries like Israel and Russia

Il Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Brace or CTLSO (cervico-thoraco-lumbo-sacral orthosis) is the first modem day brace used to treat spinal deformities. It was developed by Blount and Schmidt for the post-operative treatment of post-polio scoliosis, and was found to be effective in the non-operative treatment of idiopathic scoliosis.