18.5” height. The ECO was developed to comfortably extend the thoracic spine and unweight the wedged vertebral body in order to promote healing and pain relief. The ECO stabilizes the pelvis and lumbar spine to ease pain. The ECO is as simple to apply as a backpack or jacket, with easy to reach self-adjusting, padded shoulder straps, and one-pull compound closure. The metal spinal frame can be easily contoured to the patient’s thoracic and lumbar spine. Detachable abdominal component can be used independently to provide a functional lumbar spinal orthosis.