Pflugerville Wellness Center Finds Back Belts Helpful While Patients Heal

“Would a back belt help me?” That’s a common question Pflugerville Wellness Center hears from Pflugerville chiropractic patients and others in Pflugerville who suffer with back pain and/or leg pain. Wearing Pflugerville back supports has been discussed in the medical literature, and opinion varies even from healthcare provider to healthcare provider. The recent information on using back supports suggests that there is value and benefit to [[wearing}using]10] one for many when they have back pain. Pflugerville Wellness Center consults with each individual Pflugerville back pain sufferer to discover the answer to the back support question as it pertains to his/her particular situation.


Pflugerville Wellness Center has heard the worry that back supports may weaken muscles. However, current research alludes that using a back brace doesn’t decisively cause muscle weakness. (1) Elastic lumbar belts increased muscle strengthening, flexibility of lower extremities, flexion, and activities of daily living as well as reduced pain for low back pain patients. (2)


Pflugerville Wellness Center promotes activity while healing mixed with rest as necessary. Long past are the days of passive bedrest for most Pflugerville back pain patients to heal which is why Pflugerville Wellness Center suggests gentle, tolerable activity to patients even though they may be worried about moving and evoking pain. That is where back belts come into play. 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 helped 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) Pflugerville Wellness Center likes support belts that are comfortable and supportive.


Pflugerville Wellness Center treats many Pflugerville stenosis patients every day! Spinal stenosis triggers back pain and occasionally other problems for which a back support is valuable. 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 respectable clinical outcome! Medicine finds that 30% improvement makes an intervention worthy of use. (8) Back braces may be helpers for Pflugerville back pain patients!

CONTACT Pflugerville Wellness Center

Schedule a Pflugerville chiropractic appointment at Pflugerville Wellness Center today. Together, Pflugerville Wellness Center and you will answer the question of whether a back support is right for you while healing from Pflugerville back pain.

Pflugerville back pain sufferers wearing back support belts are supported and reminded to move carefully while healing. 
« View All Spine Articles
"This information and website content is not intended to diagnose, guarantee results, or recommend specific treatment or activity. It is designed to educate and inform only. Please consult your physician for a thorough examination leading to a diagnosis and well-planned treatment strategy. See more details on the DISCLAIMER page. Content is reviewed by Dr. James M. Cox I."