A Scoliotic brace is a device worn around the torso that can help prevent the curve from getting worse. It can also make it less likely that you will need surgery in the future after bone growth has stopped.
A brace is treatment means that can potentially slow progression of the curve in a child or adolescent whose bones are still growing. It does not work after bone growth has stopped. The rigid braces put pressure on the spine in several places to help prevent it from curving more than it already has.