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Brace / Medical brace

Brace
Brace

Discipline: Professional Concept

Brace
Brace
Brace

Discipline: Professional Concept

The condition pectus carinatum, also known as pigeon chest, where the breastbone protrudes excessively, affects about 1 in 400 children. Current treatment involves compression over time to support correct bone development. However, the design of the braces has barely changed in the last 100 years. They are uncomfortable, restrict activity, are difficult to wear and difficult to disguise, thus increasing feelings of stigmatization for patients, who are typically teenage boys. This brace is designed to fit neatly and discreetly beneath clothes. It uses contemporary materials and mechanisms to create a more comfortable, clinically effective and discrete solution.

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME up to 12 months

  • TARGET REGIONS Europe, North America

  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User

Discreet and elegant, these medical braces for pectus carinatum update a complex product solution with the innovative and fresh use of materials and details. Created especially for teenage users, these well-designed medical braces reduce the stigmatization associated with traditional braces.
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Client / Manufacturer

R&D Surgical Ltd

R&D Surgical Ltd
Cardiff, United Kingdom

Design

PDR

PDR
Cardiff, United Kingdom

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