At the May meeting of ISOP’s Physician Advisory Board, the Board resolved several key elements to successful Mehta Growth Guidance Casting:
Agreed: Underarm Casts are only effective for curves T8 and lower. Overarm Casts address all curve types.
Agreed: Modifications and/or decorations to casts, as well as cast removal at home should all be discussed with the treating physician prior to any changes being made.
The topic of cast decoration recently surfaced on the Early Onset Scoliosis & Mehta Casting facebook page: