Image from page 179 of "Orthopaedic surgery for students and general practitioners : preliminary considerations and diseases of the spine : 114 original illustrations" (1907)
Authors: Taylor, Robert Tunstall, 1867-
Publisher: Baltimore : Williams & Wilkins Co.
Contributing Library: Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Digitizing Sponsor: Open Knowledge Commons and Harvard Medical School
View Book Page: Book Viewer
About This Book: Catalog Entry
View All Images: All Images From Book
Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book.
Text Appearing Before Image:
Fig. 86. Cervico-Dorsal Round Back Before and During Treatment,Showing Effect on the Appearance of the Brace. against the throat when this is done. This exercise is to berepeated again and again. In some cases that seem too weak to be able to hold erect,or in children who will not make a voluntary effort tomaintain an improved position, a light steel back brace 176 ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY must be used in conjunction with the exercises, but it isbetter to do without it, if possible. It should be simply alight C. F. Taylor back brace, such as is used in Potts
Text Appearing After Image:
Fig. 87 The Modified C. F.Taylor Brace for Round Shoulders and Forward Thrusting Neck. Disease, with webbing straps instead of an apron, and witha throat strap if the neck is thrust forward. (Figs. 85, 86 and 87.) CHAPTER VII. NON-TUBERCULOUS DISEASES OF THE SPINE.—Continued.LATERAL CURVATURE OF THE SPINE. Definition. Lateral curvature is a deviation of a portionof or the entire spinal column to one or the other side or bothsides of the vertical plane of the body, which usually causesmore or less rotation of the vertebrae from which the ribs,transverse processes and muscles of one side may projectbackwards more than the other. One shoulder or one hipis commonly more prominent than the other. Synonyms. ScoHosis and rotary lateral curvature. Varieties. I. Congenital is seen; from 1. Foetal rickets(rare). 2. Unequal development of the two sides of thethorax or inequality in the length of the legs or height ofpelvic brim or numerical variation of the vertebrae. II. Acquired, being the c
Note About Images
Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.