Torso, Waist and Back Braces
Back pain is an incredibly common medical problem. It affects 8 out of 10 people at some point during their lives, and can range from minor discomfort to severe debilitation.
It’s essential to make an educated decision when you’re buying a back brace, torso brace or abdominal support. Consult your healthcare provider about whether one of these supports is the right choice for you.
This guide covers the different types of back brace, from simple support belts to rigid full-body braces, and conditions that may require wearing a back brace.
Abdominal supports are designed to compress the stomach and torso. This guide explains the different types of abdominal and waist supports and when you may need to wear one.
Please take a look at SimplyMedicals Mobility and Orthopedics resources in order to help better understand orthopedic health issues like arthritis, broken bones and sport industries.