As a person ages, many suffer from bad back posture. There are multiple causes to this which can include obesity, poor exercise regiment, and slouching. Back pain can be associated with slouching due to the stress that is often put on the lower back by leaning forward. Many office workers find this to be especially true from working many hours with bad posture. To help deal with this situation, some people wear a back brace for posture to help correct issues that may have occurred. With time, a back brace can help straighten the spine and improve posture. These braces come in variety of sizes and you should consult with your doctor to find out which brand and size will work for you.
A good back brace for posture will support your shoulders from slouching forward and keep your spine in the proper alignment. A back brace can also be worn under the clothes without anyone noticing. Back braces may require some time to feel comfortable but this is part of the process. In addition to the back brace, many physicians may also suggest that you try to workout to strengthen the muscles in your back. They may also suggest posture drills to help you get into the habit of good posture. If you are overweight you may want to try to lose a couple of pounds to reduce the stress on your lower back. Losing weight can help improve your posture over time since you will not feel the need to drag your body's weight around. Exercise can also help improve your back posture by building necessary muscles to hold your spine upright and in a good position. A back brace for posture combined with an exercise program may give you the best results. Losing weight will only make results exponential and quicken the process towards improving your overall posture.
With the proper back brace, exercise, and stretching, you may be able to improve your posture and help realign your spine. Bad posture can be corrected with the proper equipment and should be done under the supervision of a licensed physician or chiropractor. Remember, a healthy aligned spine may reduce the amount of back pain and shoulder pain that is associated with bad posture.
Mueller 64179 Lumbar Support Back Brace with Removable Pad, Regular(28" - 50" waist), Black
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