Shoulder Posture Braces

Shoulder Braces For Poor Posture

Poor posture is a bad habit for many people that can lead to various long-term health problems. Practicing good posture in your everyday life is an extremely important factor in stabilizing and supporting your spine, and wearing a shoulder posture brace can help with this.

An unsupported, unbalanced spine can lead to a large number of serious health issues aside from tension and pain. When you slouch for a large portion of the day, your muscles are working harder in attempt to stabilize and protect your spine. The extra work and weight put on your muscles can cause tight and sore muscles from your neck all the way down to your lower back. There are many variations of poor posture, ranging from poor head and neck positioning, all the way down to your lower back.

Good posture isn’t simply sitting up straight in your chair, but also maintaining proper alignment when sitting, standing and even lying down. Any form of slouching or slumping creates misalignment of one’s spine. Misalignment of the spine caused by poor posture can lead to a variety of health complications, including joint stress, curvature to the spine, and pain from your neck down to your lower back. Not only do shoulder posture braces improve poor posture, but they also serve as a reminder to make individuals more aware of maintaining good posture throughout the day.

As you can see, maintaining good posture is crucial for your short and long-term health. BraceAbility offers a wide variety of shoulder posture braces for women, men, and children who suffer from poor posture and the associated side effects. These shoulder slings for posture loop around the shoulders, and cross at the back to support the spine and maintain correct posture. The best posture brace for back and shoulders that we would recommend is the posture corrector brace. We also offer a plus size posture corrector that better fits larger individuals. These posture braces for shoulders and upper back are completely customizable and adjustable to fit any individual.

Rounded Shoulders Posture Support

Rounded shoulders is a common poor posture position that many people suffer from in their everyday lives. People who sit at a desk for the majority of their day have the tendency to practice rounded shoulder posture because they are leaning forward to look at a computer screen, or bending over to write all day.

Rounded shoulders is simply slouching forward with your shoulders inward and forward, giving your shoulders a rounded appearance. Usually, one’s elbows pointing outwards to the side is a common indication of rounded shoulder posture. Rounded shoulders can lead to pain in the neck, shoulders and the upper back.

It can be very difficult for people to maintain good posture and avoid slouching and leaning forward when they are looking at a computer or writing something at a desk for the majority of their work day. To maintain better posture and avoid rounded shoulders, read these posture tips that BraceAbility has to offer.

Upper Back Correctors for Forward Head Posture

Another common poor posture position is forward head posture. As with rounded shoulder posture, forward head is often caused by looking at computer and TV screens, writing, driving, or any other activities that people commonly lean forward for a long period of time. Forward head posture is when one’s ears are positioned forward of the shoulders, rather than sitting directly over the shoulders. Forward head posture is one of the most common causes of neck, head and shoulder tension and pain, leading to many other health complications.

Did you know? For every one inch that your head sits forward of your shoulders, the head gains 10 pounds in weight, forcing your muscles to work harder and adding additional pressure to your neck, shoulder and upper back. For more serious cases of spine damage and pain, we would recommend a kyphosis brace. This back brace is ideal for treating and managing pain from osteoporosis, compression fractures, spinal stenosis, kyphosis, mechanical back pain and more.

Forward head posture has been found to be linked to tension-related headaches, decreased respiratory muscle strength, eye and ear abnormalities, and more. This type of poor posture is very common, occurring in between 66 and 90% of the population. Check out all of our posture correction upper back braces. These are recommended to treat the symptoms and prevent the practice of forward head posture.

Best Posture Aids for Shoulders and Back

BraceAbility offers a variety of shoulder and back posture braces to improve the variety of poor posture positions discussed. These back straighteners relieve pain and tension by retraining your back muscles and supporting the upper body in a more upright, non-slouched position. This can prevent the additional pain and health problems associated with poor posture.

Additionally, the shoulder posture support will serve in reminding you to maintain proper posture throughout the day. These styles of posture braces feature a figure 8 design that gently pulls the shoulders and back into a proper posture position. Our posture braces are offered in a variety of sizes for men, women, and children. View BraceAbility’s children’s posture brace to treat either poor posture or a clavicle fracture.
If you are looking for a shoulder brace to support a broken or fractured collarbone, then this figure 8 clavicle brace is for you. The straps of this collarbone brace are fairly wide, making it a great solution for clavicle injuries. Narrower versions of the straps are not recommended for such injuries. The figure 8 brace helps to keep the collarbone area immobilized by wrapping around both shoulders and the neck to hold the shoulders back and up. These wide straps may feel uncomfortable at first, but it will give you the appropriate level of stabilization that is needed.