Orthopedics are designed to correct deficiencies or deformities of the spine and associated muscles and ligaments. Millions of people suffer from chronic back pain. Poor posture, muscle weakness and poor sleeping practices are major contributors to the problem. Therapy along with the correct orthopedic supplies and tools can correct many back pain issues.
Orthopedic tools such as rubber heel lifts, ankle support products, and maternity supports, along with knee and thigh supports are available. These tools are designed to support a weak skeletal system and help reduce pain and the reoccurrence of injury. If you suffer from back pain try the active belt for sacroiliac pain. This orthopedic belt introduces pressure to the sacroiliac and stabilizes the pelvic region. The belt is comfortable so the patient is likely to wear it longer which translates into faster recovery.
A respected Northwestern Medicine spine surgeon, Wellington Hsu, MD offers some simple advice and lifestyle adjustments anyone can easily implement to reduce back pain. The doctor wants us to realize that back pain is not a disease, but rather a symptom. While poor posture can cause back pain, having perfect posture can present problems as well. When the spine is strained from being too straight problems and pain are often the result. Continue reading