Back supports can be used for a large variety of conditions and symptoms, they can help to provide support, prevent or aid movement and reduce or relieve pain. These devices are available as rigid or flexible braces depending on the requirements of the user. They can also be targeted to the specific area affected.
What are the indications for use of a back support?
There are many indications for using a back support. These include:
- Back pain
- Bone collapse
- Curvature of the spine
- Poor posture
- Reduced mobility
- Spinal fractures
- Spinal trauma
If you are unsure if you would be suitable for a back support please contact us to discuss.
What conditions are spinal orthotics often used for?
Spinal orthotics can be used for a wide variety of conditions including:
- Fractures of the spine
- Herniated disc
- Motor neurone disease
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Spinal stenosis
This list of conditions is not exhaustive. If you are unsure if you would be suitable for a back support please contact us to discuss.
What are the benefits of back support?
There are many benefits that come from using a back support. These include:
- Reduced pain
- Controlled range of motion
- Prevent deformities
- Help breathing
- Targeted support
- Increased comfort
- Rehabilitation support
There are many benefits using a back support to find out more please contact us to discuss.
What types of back supports are available?
There are a number of different types of back supports available including:
- Cervicothoracic Orthosis (CTO)
- Thoracolumbosacral Orthosis (TLSO)
- Lumbosacral Orthosis (LSO)
- Hyperextension braces