Aaron 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 Aaron Chiropractic Clinic hears from Fort Wayne chiropractic patients and others in Fort Wayne who feel pain from back pain and/or leg pain. Using Fort Wayne back supports has been debated in the medical literature, and opinion varies even from doctor to doctor. The recent information on using back supports suggests that there is value and advantage to [[wearing}using]10] one for many when they have back pain. Aaron Chiropractic Clinic consults with each individual Fort Wayne back pain sufferer to reveal the answer to the back support question as it relates to his/her particular situation.


Aaron Chiropractic Clinic has heard the concern that back supports may weaken muscles. However, current research alludes that wearing a back brace doesn’t 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)


Aaron Chiropractic Clinic encourages activity while healing along with rest as necessary. Long past are the days of passive bedrest for most Fort Wayne back pain patients to recover which is why Aaron Chiropractic Clinic encourages gentle, tolerable movement to patients even though they may be concerned about moving and evoking 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 decreased 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 experience 30% less pain. (5) A soft lumbosacral support is more successful than a rigid one for posture control and pain control. (6) Aaron Chiropractic Clinic likes support belts that are comfortable and supportive.


Aaron Chiropractic Clinic treats many Fort Wayne stenosis patients every day! Spinal stenosis provokes 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 produced reduced lordosis (spine curvature) and meaningful improvement in walking distance of at least 30% improvement in 82% of the patients. (7) 30% is a good clinical outcome! Medicine finds that 30% improvement makes an intervention worthy of use. (8) Back braces may be friends for Fort Wayne back pain patients!

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