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2 Coillard, C., Circo, AB. and Rivard, CH. SpineCor treatment for early scoliosis: 15° to 24° from 5th International Conference on Conservative Management of Spinal Deformities Athens, Greece. 3-5 April 2008 Scoliosis 2009, 4(Suppl 1):O34.

3 Coillard, C., Vachon, V., Circo, AB., Beausejour, M. and Rivard, CH. Effectiveness of the SpineCor Brace Based on the New Standardized Criteria Proposed by the Scoliosis Research Society for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. J Pediatr Orthop. 2007 Jun, 27(4) : 375 - 379.

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5 Griffet, J., Leroux, MA., Badeaux, J., Coillard, C., Zabjek, KF. and Rivard, CH. Relationship between gibbosity and Cobb angle during treatment of Idiopathic Scoliosis with the SpineCor brace. EuroSpine J(2000) 9: 516 - 522.

6 Marcotte, L. SpineCor® in the Treatment of Adult Scoliosis from 7th International Conference on Conservative Management of Spinal Deformities Montreal, Canada. 20 - 22 May 2010 Scoliosis 2010, 5(Suppl 1):O47.

7 Marcotte, L., Coillard, C., Dion, P. and Rivard, CH. Le traitement de l'adulte atteint de Scoliose avec le corset dynamique SpineCor®. Présentation orale à la Société de la Scoliose du Québec, 2009.

8 Marcotte, L., Coillard, C., Dion, P. and Rivard, CH. The Treatment of Adult Scoliosis Utilising the SpineCor Dynamic Corrective Brace. Oral presentation to the Quebec Scoliosis Society, 2009.

9 Marcotte, L., Coillard, C., Dion, P. et Rivard CH. Le traitement de l'hypercyphose chez l'adulte avec le corset dynamique SpineCor®: résultats préliminaires. Présentation orale à la Société de la Scoliose du Québec, 24 oct. 2009.

10 Marcotte, L., Coillard, C., Dion, P. et Rivard CH. The Treatment of Adult Scoliosis Utilizing the SpineCor Dynamic Corrective Brace from 6th International Conference on Conservative Management of Spinal Deformities Lyon, France. 21 - 23 May 2009 Scoliosis 2009, 4(Suppl 2):O52.

11 Marcotte, L., Coillard, C., Dion, P. et Rivard CH. The treatment of Hyperkyphosis utilizing the SpineCor® Dynamic Corrective Brace: some preliminary results from 6th International Conference on Conservative Management of Spinal Deformities
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12 Marcotte, L., Rivard, CH. and Coillard, C. Adult Scoliosis and the SPINECOR® dynamic brace: some early results on efficiency from 5th International Conference on Conservative Management of Spinal Deformities Athens, Greece. 3-5 April 2008 Scoliosis 2009, 4(Suppl 1):O56.

13 McAviney, J. A Multicenter multinational retrospective case series analysis on the use of the SpineCor brace for treating pain related to adult Scoliosis. Oral presentation to the British Scoliosis Society, 2010 24th April.

14 McAviney, J. and Pappas, T. Treating Adult Scoliosis and Back Pain with the SpineCor Pain Relief Back Brace.from6th International Conference on Conservative Management of Spinal Deformities Lyon, France. 21 - 23 May 2009 Scoliosis 2009, 4(Suppl 2):O67.

15 Tsakiri, I., Vakaloglou, V., Karvounis, K., Kattou, P. and Soucacos, PK. The use of the SpineCor Dynamic Corrective Brace in Greece: a preliminary report.from5th International Conference on Conservative Management of Spinal Deformities Athens, Greece. 3-5 April 2008 Scoliosis 2009, 4(Suppl 1):O35.

16 Vachon, V., Circo, A., Coillard, C. and Rivard, CH. Positive outcome in obese patients with adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis treated with the SpineCor Brace from 4th International Conference on Conservative Management of Spinal Deformities Boston, MA, USA. 13-16 May 2007 Scoliosis 2007, 2(Suppl 1):S22.


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