Back braces for work are an in-demand item. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, back injuries account for nearly 20% of all injuries / illnesses on the job and cost the nation between $20 billion and $50 billion each year. Wearing a back belt for lifting can lessen the strain on your back, ease existing pain, and help prevent damage to the structures of the lumbar area.
Many individuals suffer from lower back pain due to a variety of things such as occupations that require heavy lifting, injuries such as a sprain or pulled muscle, or conditions including:
For those individuals who work a job that requires lifting heavy objects frequently, for example, construction workers, movers, or warehouse workers, this brace can help reduce the pain you might be experiencing after a long day at work. These jobs can cause wear and tear on your spine, especially in your lower back region. This wear and tear ultimately leave you more prone to other injuries or conditions, which may even eventually require surgery. Therefore, having the correct form can be extremely important for your overall health.
This simple back brace with suspenders does a great job at promoting proper lifting techniques and stops you from bending or twisting at the waist.
As for back conditions (the ones mentioned above), the work support belt can help provide support to your lumbar spine as well as your abdomen. By securing this brace, you are immobilizing your lower back region, which in turn reduces the chance of pulling or straining your muscles and ligaments. In addition, this suspender back brace can help treat moderate arthritis and general to chronic lower back pain.
Wearing a back belt for lifting is a quick and easy way to prevent back injuries before they occur. Several innovative and high-tech features make this affordable compression brace for lower back pain treatment and prevention is one of the best.
This particular deluxe industrial back support features crisscross shoulder straps for additional support when lifting. If you do not need the added support or if you desire a sleeker fit, the suspenders can simply be unattached from the work back brace.
The four-inch double-pull straps ensure that the suspenders are securely attached to the back belt for lifting. You can also adjust the length of the suspenders by sliding the buckles, making it completely customizable. The back brace for work is constructed of premium-quality elastic with a contact closure that is easy to apply and to adjust.
This black back support / lifting belt can be worn over or conveniently beneath your clothing and it comes in a simple, neutral black color. This movers belt is constructed of premium-quality elastic that is cool and comfortable to wear while working or weightlifting.
The abdominal wrap of this back support harness comes in several sizes fitting a wide variety of body circumferences. In fact, this warehouse back brace comes in plus-sizes fitting belly button circumferences up to 70 inches.
Looking for other plus size back braces? Check out our large selection of plus size braces to help you find the perfect one for your condition.
Enclosed plastic stays provide boning to correct poor posture and prevent rolling or bunching during wear. The stays also encourage proper bending or pushing techniques and other back-related tasks.
Using a low-back belt to reduce lumbar pain is not a new concept. Such products were originally used during medical rehab, but back belts in the workforce and weightlifting supports have since gained in popularity, both for the added support they provide when lifting, bending, etc. and also for their ability to address such pain.
Many turn to a back support for work as such products can reduce stress on the spine, increase intra-abdominal pressure (thereby countering forces on the spine), reduce loads when lifting and stiffen the spine. The crisscross straps of this back belt increase its supportive properties and help keep it in place.
Along those same lines, know that wearing a back brace/lifting belt should not inflate your self-confidence or sense of security when lifting. While wearing industrial back brace can help treat and prevent low-back pain, you can still sustain an injury while wearing it—especially if you lift more than you should.
In addition, you should not wear an industrial back support belt around the clock. Doing so can cause the muscles of the back to lose strength and flexibility, leaving you more prone to injury.
What conditions / injuries does this back stabilizer treat? This back brace support belt can help encourage proper lifting techniques, treating lumbar strains, sprains, arthritis of the lumbar spine, and moderate low back pain. This lifting brace can also help prevent a back injury or another injury to your lumbar spine.
How does it work? The belt supports the lower back and abdomen, which creates intracavitary pressure that transfers stress away from the spine.
When should I wear it? You should always follow a doctor’s instructions regarding usage. But generally speaking, you can safely wear this belt whenever you need extra support and / or pain relief.
What is it made of? The belt is made of a latex-free, premium-quality elastic material, plastic stays, and medical-grade Velcro closures.
Who can wear this brace? Men and women of all ages can benefit from this belt. As mentioned above, this is a very popular brace for individuals whose work occupations that require heavy lifting such as construction, movers, or warehouse workers.
What size should I buy? In order to determine which size you need, measure the circumference around your waist, specifically at your belly button (refer to sizing chart above). This back brace with suspenders is available in sizes S-4XL, fitting average to plus size males and females. The suspender straps are 43” in length for all sizes, allowing you to adjust them to your perfect fit.
How do I put it on? Lay back brace flat and locate the top of the support. Start to apply the brace like a backpack by placing your arms in the straps. Grasp the back support and place it over the center of your back, the support should rest over your waistline at the top of your pants. Fasten the belt by attaching the left strap to patch on the right side of the belt. Next, adjust the suspenders to your height by sliding the buckle up or down and securing the Velcro. Then finish by overlapping the double pull to the left side of the belt and attaching to patch for maximum support.
Can I adjust or remove the suspender straps? Yes, the straps are completely adjustable and are able to be removed if you desire a lower profile back brace for lifting. To adjust the straps, slide the buckle forwards or backward, based on your preference. If you wish to remove them, simply detach the Velcro and slide the strap through the buckle, removing the entire strap.
How tall is this brace? It is 9” tall in back and 6” tall in front.
Washing Instructions: Close Velcro closures and hand wash in warm water with mild soap. Allow the brace to air dry completely before reapplying. Do not use high temperatures to wash or dry.
Elastic material is flexible, lightweight and breathable, which is great for active use.
Medical-grade Velcro is 10X stronger than standard, retail-grade Velcro.
Optional, criss-cross suspender straps hold the brace securely in place.
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