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Tarrytown Chiropractic Finds Back Belts Helpful While Patients Heal

“Should I wear a back support when I have back pain?” That’s a common question Tarrytown Chiropractic hears from Tarrytown chiropractic patients and others in Tarrytown who feel pain from back pain and/or leg pain. Wearing Tarrytown back supports has been deliberated in the medical literature, and opinion differs even from doctor to doctor. The present information on using back supports suggests that it is worthwhile and beneficial to use one for many when they experience back pain. Tarrytown Chiropractic consults with each individual Tarrytown back pain sufferer to reveal the answer to the back support question as it concerns his/her particular situation.


Tarrytown Chiropractic has heard the concern that back supports may weaken muscles. However, current research alludes that using a back brace doesn’t conclusively cause muscle weakness. (1) Elastic lumbar belts increased muscle strengthening, flexibility of lower extremities, flexion, and activities of daily living as well as reduced pain for low back pain patients. (2)


Tarrytown Chiropractic promotes activity while healing along with rest as necessary. Long past are the days of passive bedrest for most Tarrytown back pain patients to heal which is why Tarrytown Chiropractic encourages gentle, tolerable activity to patients even though they may be concerned about moving and causing pain. That’s where back belts come into play. Wearing a lumbar belt improves the functional status, pain level and pain medication use. (3) Back braces reduced pain and fear of pain in back pain patients. (4) Wearing a rigid back brace for 3 months helped 79% of patients with chronic low back pain experience 30% reduction in pain. (5) A soft lumbosacral support is more successful than a rigid one for posture control and pain control. (6) Tarrytown Chiropractic likes support belts that are comfortable and supportive.


Tarrytown Chiropractic takes care of many Tarrytown stenosis patients daily! Spinal stenosis produces back pain and occasionally other problems for which a back support is beneficial. Having spinal stenosis patients with intermittent claudication wear a low back brace showed reduced lordosis (spine curvature) and significant improvement in walking distance of at least 30% improvement in 82% of the patients. (7) 30% is a respectable clinical outcome! Medicine says that 30% improvement makes an intervention worthwhile to use. (8) Back braces may be helpers for Tarrytown back pain patients!

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Tarrytown back pain sufferers wearing back support belts are supported and reminded to move carefully while healing. 
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