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Spinal orthosis: Daily wear scheduleSSpinal orthosis: Daily wear scheduleSpinal orthosis: Daily wear scheduleEnglishOrthopaedics/MusculoskeletalPre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)SpineSkeletal systemNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-12-29T05:00:00ZThe Certified Orthotists at the Centre for Orthotics and Medical Devices6.0000000000000066.0000000000000527.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Follow a three-week schedule to get used to full-time wear of your orthosis. Read the day-by-day instructions on when to wear your orthosis and how to care for your skin.</p><p>This schedule is a general guideline. The goal is to wear your <a href="/Article?contentid=974&language=English">orthosis</a> full-time for 22 to 23 hours per day by the end of three weeks. </p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>It is important to gradually increase the amount of time you are wearing the orthosis so that after three weeks you are wearing it full time. </li> <li>Wearing the orthosis full time means you are wearing it 22 to 23 hours per day. </li> <li>It is important to take care of your skin properly when you are wearing an orthosis.<br></li> </ul><h2>At SickKids</h2> <p>All proceeds from orthotic treatment at The Centre for Orthotics go to support patient care and research at SickKids. For more information, please see <a target="_blank" href="http://www.centrefororthotics.ca/">www.centrefororthotics.ca</a>.</p>
Orthèse vertébrale : programme de port quotidienOOrthèse vertébrale : programme de port quotidienSpinal orthosis: Daily wear scheduleFrenchOrthopaedics/MusculoskeletalPre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)SpineSkeletal systemNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-12-29T05:00:00ZThe Certified Orthotists at the Centre for Orthotics and Medical Devices6.0000000000000066.0000000000000527.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Suivez un horaire sur trois semaines pour vous habituer à porter une orthèse tout le temps. Lisez les instructions quotidiennes pour savoir quand porter votre orthèse et comment prendre soin de votre peau.</p><p>Ce programme ne sert que d’indications générales. L’objectif ultime vise <a href="/Article?contentid=974&language=French">le port de l’orthèse</a> le port de l’orthèse à plein temps, c'est-à-dire 22 à 23 heures par jour, à la fin de la troisième semaine. </p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Il est important d’augmenter graduellement la durée du port de l’orthèse de manière à pouvoir porter cette dernière tout le temps après trois semaines. </li><li>Porter l’orthèse tout le temps signifie que vous la porterez 22 à 23 heures par jour. </li><li>Il est important de bien prendre soin de votre peau quand vous portez une orthèse.</li></ul><h2>À l’hôpital SickKids :</h2> <p>Tous les profits des traitements orthétiques du Centre d’orthétique sont destinés aux soins des patients et la recherche à l’hôpital SickKids. Pour plus de renseignements, consultez le site à l’adresse <a target="_blank" href="http://www.centrefororthotics.ca/">www.centrefororthotics.ca</a>.</p>

 

 

Spinal orthosis: Daily wear schedule1118.00000000000Spinal orthosis: Daily wear scheduleSpinal orthosis: Daily wear scheduleSEnglishOrthopaedics/MusculoskeletalPre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)SpineSkeletal systemNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-12-29T05:00:00ZThe Certified Orthotists at the Centre for Orthotics and Medical Devices6.0000000000000066.0000000000000527.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Follow a three-week schedule to get used to full-time wear of your orthosis. Read the day-by-day instructions on when to wear your orthosis and how to care for your skin.</p><p>This schedule is a general guideline. The goal is to wear your <a href="/Article?contentid=974&language=English">orthosis</a> full-time for 22 to 23 hours per day by the end of three weeks. </p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>It is important to gradually increase the amount of time you are wearing the orthosis so that after three weeks you are wearing it full time. </li> <li>Wearing the orthosis full time means you are wearing it 22 to 23 hours per day. </li> <li>It is important to take care of your skin properly when you are wearing an orthosis.<br></li> </ul><h2>Day 1 to 5</h2><p>Goal: To wear the orthosis for 6 hours after school.</p><table class="akh-table"><thead><tr><th>Day </th><th>Instructions</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr><td>1</td><td>Wear the orthosis after school for two hours. Remove for dinner. Wear after dinner for two hours. Remove for bed.</td></tr><tr><td>2</td><td>Wear the orthosis after school for two hours. Remove for dinner. Wear after dinner for three hours. Remove for bed.</td></tr><tr><td>3</td><td>Wear the orthosis after school for four hours continuously. Leave on for dinner. Eat smaller dinner plus snack later. Remove for bed.</td></tr><tr><td>4</td><td>Wear the orthosis after school for five hours continuously. Leave on for dinner. Remove for bed.</td></tr><tr><td>5</td><td>Wear the orthosis after school for six hours. Remove for bed.</td></tr></tbody></table><h2>Day 6 to 10</h2><p>Goal: To sleep in the orthosis for eight hours through the night.<br></p><table class="akh-table"><thead><tr><th>Day</th><th>Instructions</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr><td>6</td><td>Leave the orthosis off after school, but wear to bed. Try to wear it all night. Remove in the morning.</td></tr><tr><td>7, 8, 9</td><td>Same as day 6.</td></tr><tr><td>10</td><td>Wear the orthosis to bed all through the night. Remove in the morning.</td></tr></tbody></table><h2>Day 11 to 15</h2><p>Goal: To wear the orthosis for 14 hours after school and to bed.</p><table class="akh-table"><thead><tr><th>Day</th><th>Instructions</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr><td>11</td><td> Wear the orthosis for two hours before bed. Wear the orthosis all through the night. Remove in the morning.</td></tr><tr><td>12</td><td>Wear the orthosis for three hours before bed. Wear the orthosis all through the night. Remove in the morning.</td></tr><tr><td>13</td><td>Wear the orthosis for four hours before bed. Perform skin care before bed. Wear the orthosis all through the night. Remove in the morning. </td></tr><tr><td>14</td><td>Wear the orthosis for five hours before bed. Wear the orthosis all through the night. Remove in the morning.</td></tr><tr><td>15</td><td>Wear the orthosis immediately after school. Wear the orthosis right through until morning. Remove in the morning.</</td></tr></tbody></table><h2>Day 16 to 17</h2><p>Goal: To wear the orthosis for 16 hours, to school and to bed.</p><table class="akh-table"><thead><tr><th>Day</th><th>Instructions</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr><td>16</td><td>Wear the orthosis to bed until morning. Perform skin care before breakfast. Wear immediately after skin care until lunch. Leave the orthosis off until after dinner. Wear the orthosis after dinner through to the next morning. </td></tr><tr><td>17</td><td>Wear the orthosis to bed until morning. Perform skin care before breakfast. Wear immediately after skin care. Wear all day until you arrive home from school. Remove until bedtime. </td></tr></tbody></table><h2>Day 18 to 20</h2><p>Goal: To wear the orthosis for 22 to 23 hours.</p><table class="akh-table"><thead><tr><th>Day</th><th>Instructions</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr><td>18</td><td>Wear the orthosis to bed. Wear right through school until dinner. Remove until bedtime.</td></tr><tr><td>19</td><td>Wear the orthosis to bed. Wear right through school and dinner until 8:00 at night. Remove until bedtime.</td></tr><tr><td>20</td><td>Wear the orthosis 22 to 23 hours per day.</td></tr></tbody></table><h2>Remember</h2><ul><li>Exercise every day.</li><li>Bathe or shower and do skin care every day.</li><li>Wash your orthosis every day.</li><li>Change your undershirt at least once per day.</li></ul><p>Contact your orthotist if you have any questions.</p><h2>At SickKids</h2> <p>All proceeds from orthotic treatment at The Centre for Orthotics go to support patient care and research at SickKids. For more information, please see <a target="_blank" href="http://www.centrefororthotics.ca/">www.centrefororthotics.ca</a>.</p>Spinal orthosis: Daily wear schedule

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