Amelia Chiropractic Clinic Finds Back Belts Helpful While Patients Heal

“Should I wear a back support when I have back pain?” That’s a common question Amelia Chiropractic Clinic hears from Fernandina Beach chiropractic patients and others in Fernandina Beach who feel pain from back pain and/or leg pain. Wearing Fernandina Beach back supports has been deliberated in the medical literature, and opinion varies even from doctor to doctor. The current information on wearing back supports suggests that there is value and benefit to [[wearing}using]10] one for many when they have back pain. Amelia Chiropractic Clinic works with each individual Fernandina Beach back pain sufferer to reveal the answer to the back support question as it relates to his/her particular condition.


Amelia Chiropractic Clinic has heard the concern that back supports may weaken muscles. However, current research indicates that using a back brace does not decisively cause muscle weakness. (1) Elastic lumbar belts improved muscle strengthening, flexibility of lower extremities, flexion, and activities of daily living as well as reduced pain for low back pain patients. (2)


Amelia Chiropractic Clinic promotes activity while healing along with rest as needed. Long past are the days of passive bedrest for most Fernandina Beach back pain patients to heal which is why Amelia Chiropractic Clinic encourages gentle, tolerable activity to patients even though they may be worried about moving and causing pain. That is where back belts become useful. 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 aided 79% of patients with chronic low back pain discover 30% less pain. (5) A soft lumbosacral support is more successful than a rigid one for posture control and pain control. (6) Amelia Chiropractic Clinic likes support belts that are comfortable and supportive.


Amelia Chiropractic Clinic hosts many Fernandina Beach stenosis patients daily! Spinal stenosis brings on back pain and sometimes other problems for which a back support is beneficial. Having spinal stenosis patients with intermittent claudication wear a low back brace produced 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 Fernandina Beach back pain patients!

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Schedule a Fernandina Beach chiropractic appointment at Amelia Chiropractic Clinic today. Together, Amelia Chiropractic Clinic and you will answer the question of whether a back support is appropriate for you while recovering from Fernandina Beach back pain.

Fernandina Beach back pain sufferers using back support belts are supported and reminded to move carefully while healing. 
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