What Spinal Injuries Does This Back Brace Treat?
Your lower back and spine endure a tremendous amount of stress and weight on a daily basis, making this region especially prone to many different conditions that can cause a great deal of discomfort or pain.
This corset stabilizer lower back brace can help treat the following:
- Arthritis of your lumbar back
- Ankylosing Spondylitis
- Facet Syndrome
- Herniated discs
- Bulging discs
- Degenerative disc disease
- Chronic lower back pain
Do you have another condition besides the ones listed? Check out our library page full of back conditions to help determine what your best treatment options are.
Features of the Best Brace for Spondylitis Pain
This brace has endless amounts of features that help completely support and heal your back from spondylitis, lower back arthritis, facet syndrome pain, and more. To start, this lower back brace features abdominal compression that not only supports your spine but helps to reduce the amount of tension and stress that is placed on it. This arthritis in the lower back treatment brace helps to limit motions such as twisting, turning, or bending, preventing you from further injury to your spine.
Besides compression to your abdominal region, this brace comes with other great features listed below.
Easy to use mechanical pulley system:
This feature helps you completely customize the level of compression you’d like placed on your spine or lower back. This pulley system is extremely easy and quick to maneuver, applying pressure to your lower back as soon as you tighten it. Aside from being easily applied, this low-friction pulley system amplifies your force by five, creating the highest degree of compression. Another perk of the mechanical pulley system is that the pulley is in front of the brace. Making it easy to secure without assistance and prevents any twisting to tighten the brace.
This brace for arthritis can be fitted to your specific body shape and size. You can secure the lower back brace to your comfort level and compression degree. Whether you desire a high level of compression or are in need of just a little support, this facet syndrome treatment allows you to adjust it accordingly! It also allows you to adjust the brace throughout the day. Depending on what activity you’re currently doing such as sitting down, lying down, or walking around, you can modify the pulley system according to what you’re doing.
Hassle free application:
This brace for spondylitis is easily applied and secured by Velcro closures in the front.
Comfortable, lightweight, and breathable material:
This lower back facet syndrome treatment brace is comprised of lightweight mesh material that helps prevent you from overheating and keeps you cool while wearing the pain relief brace. Depending on your preference, this slim design allows you to wear this spine treatment under or over your clothes.
Removable stabilizing panels for extra support:
This spine inflammation brace features two panels to help support your back. One is placed on the front of your body and the other on the back helping to contour to your natural spinal curve.
Another thing that makes this the best brace for spondylitis treatment is that these panels are removable. For those who just had surgery, the level of compression or support needed for your spine can vary from individual to individual. During the healing process, it’s advised to slowly decrease the use or remove the back panels of this brace. If you ease off this brace before your body has properly healed, your muscles or spine may not be ready to endure that amount of stress.
In addition, the rigid back panel can move either lower or higher on your spine, based on your body shape and height. It is 10 inches long, making it support your entire lower back region.
Lumbo-sacral orthosis (LSO) braces such as this one, are essential in treating low back pain and conditions. We offer many different LSO braces, such as corsets and belts. Make sure you check out these similar braces here.
Spondylitis, Arthritis, & Facet Syndrome Relief Treatment
Although this brace helps the conditions listed above, it’s more specifically a great treatment option for those suffering from ankylosing spondylitis, arthritis of the back, and facet syndrome.
At BraceAbility, we want to help you find the perfect brace for your condition. Check out our selection of the best braces for your lumbar back!
How Does A Support Corset Help with Spondylitis?
Spondylitis is a type of arthritis that is located in your lower back. This arthritis can result in inflammation in the sacroiliac joints (also referred to as SI joints). These joints are what enable your torso to turn, bend, twist, and move.
Some symptoms of this condition include stiffness and pain occurring in your lower back region, possibly radiating down to your legs or buttock. Symptoms more commonly are more intense during the morning or at night.
There can be many different ways to treat ankylosing spondylitis, including wearing a back brace. This spondylitis brace helps compress your lower spine, more importantly supporting your SI joints. This spondylitis brace helps relieve the inflammation that your joints are susceptible to if you have spondylitis. Unsure if this brace is the one for your specific condition or pain? Make sure you check out our other supports for this condition.
Learn more treatment options, exercises, & diet for those diagnosed with spondylitis here
How Does This Brace Help with Arthritis of the Spine?
Many individuals will suffer from some sort of arthritis during their lifetime. Although there are tons of different types of arthritis, osteoarthritis is one of the most common types and typically occurs in your lower back region. Basically, arthritis is when your joints become inflamed or stiff. This can lead to many different symptoms including pain and swelling, occurring more frequently in the morning. In addition, you may suffer from a smaller range of motion, meaning you may not be able to bend, move, or twist as far as you once could.
Wearing this brace if you have osteoarthritis of your back can provide you with a lot of relief! This spinal arthritis treatment helps protect and provide stability to your spine inflammation.
I Have Facet Syndrome.. How Would This Benefit Me?
Facet joint syndrome, also called facet joint disease is when your facet joint. Your spine is comprised of 26 bones stacked upon each other, for each bone, you have two facet joints. One joint is facing up, while the other faces down. Facet joint syndrome occurs when these joints become degenerate, most likely due to our natural aging process. When these degenerate, swelling occurs.
Symptoms of lumbar facet syndrome include pain, numbness, or weakness in your L1 through L5 vertebrae (lower back region). You might also experience discomfort when you bend forwards or backward and even pain radiating down your legs or buttock region.
This back brace for lumbosacral facet syndrome prevents you from extending your back, which could make your condition more severe. This brace also helps place compression on your inflamed facet joints, helping them to return back to normal.
To better understand bilateral facet arthropathy syndrome or disease; check out our orthopedic library page for more information.
Frequently Asked Questions
What conditions does this back brace treat?
Treats the following sources of low-back pain: mechanical back issues, degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, spondylolysis/spondylolisthesis, herniated discs, bulging discs, and facet syndrome. It can also be used for post surgery recovery.
How do I know which size to get?
Using a fabric tape measurer, measure the circumference around your waist at the narrowest part of your torso, in inches. This brace fits 25”-55” waist circumferences.
How do I adjust the compression of the brace?
To adjust the brace, pull the handle of the pulley until you’ve reached your desired level of compression.
How do I put on the brace?
Center the brace in the middle of your spine with the bottom of the brace sitting on your hips. Next, wrap the brace around your waist and secure it with the Velcro closure. Pull the handle of the pulley out until you’ve reached your desired level of tightness. Finally, bring the handle forward and secure it to the Velcro on the front of the brace. (Refer to the directions above for illustrations)
Can I wash the brace?
Yes, remove both the front panel and the back panels first. Then close the Velcro on the mechanical pulley feature. Hand wash the brace in warm water with mild soap. The brace should be rinsed out then air-dried, do use high temperatures to wash or dry. To clean the removable panels, wipe them down with a damp cloth.