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Orthopedic Back Bracing in Clearwater

Limiting Motion of the Spine to Promote Healing

Braces are designed to limit the motion of the spine. Reducing motion enhances the healing process for many conditions, and will usually help decrease the patient’s pain and discomfort.

Wearing a back brace is an effective way to reduce back and neck pain.

Back braces help relieve pain and discomfort by reducing motion and providing additional support for the spine. They can be recommended for patients suffering from acute or chronic pain.

By limiting the range of motion, braces alleviate stress and pressure allowing natural healing to take effect.

Contact us at (727) 300-2537 to learn more about how our Clearwater orthopedic specialists can help you heal with back braces. 

Types of Back Braces

Braces come in a variety of options. From extremely rigid, to soft, to custom fitted orthotics, the team at CSI can help determine the right fit for you.

Rigid Braces

Most commonly used after surgical procedure or to heal broken bones. These braces restrict approximately 50% of the patients spinal motion.

Elastic Braces (Corset Braces)

These braces allow more movement than rigid braces, but still aid in reducing motion of the spine. These braces can be used in post-procedure healing as well as treating spinal conditions, preventative treatment, pain management and more.

Will a Back Brace Help My Pain?

Although bracing might be prescribed for a variety of reasons, it is most commonly used in cases of:

  • Post Procedure
  • Fracture
  • Chronic Pain
  • Scoliosis
  • Acute Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Whiplash
  • Sports Injury
  • Neck Pain
  • Spondylosis

Benefits of Orthopedic Back Bracing

Orthopedic back bracing can offer several benefits for pain reduction and increased spinal comfort:

  • Pain Relief: Back braces provide support to the spine, reducing strain on muscles and joints, which can alleviate pain.
  • Posture Improvement: Braces help maintain proper spinal alignment, promoting better posture and reducing discomfort associated with poor posture.
  • Stability: The support provided by orthopedic braces stabilizes the spine, especially beneficial for those with conditions like herniated discs or spinal stenosis.
  • Reduced Muscle Fatigue: By supporting the back muscles, braces can reduce fatigue during activities that may otherwise strain the spine.
  • Enhanced Healing: Following injuries or surgeries, orthopedic bracing can facilitate the healing process by minimizing movement and promoting optimal alignment.
  • Customized Support: Different types of braces cater to specific conditions, allowing for tailored support based on the individual's needs.
  • Increased Comfort: Orthopedic braces, when properly fitted, can enhance overall comfort, making daily activities more manageable for individuals experiencing back pain.

Always consult with our Clearwater orthopedic specialists to determine the appropriate type of back brace and its duration of use based on your specific condition and needs.

Call to Schedule an Appointment

Trust our Clearwater orthopedic specialists at Comprehensive Spine Institute to address your back and spinal pain with precision and care. Our dedicated team prioritizes your well-being, offering expert guidance on the use of back braces for tailored support. We are committed to your healing journey. Call today for a personalized approach to alleviate discomfort and promote spinal wellness.  

If you think orthopedic back bracing might be right for you, contact our team at (727) 300-2537 for an appointment.