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back braces?

does anyone have any recommendations for upper or full back braces or posture supports? I was looking at some on amazon but they all seem to have bad reviews. any suggestions....i feel like something like this would help me through my days at work...
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  • dilaurodilauro ConnecticutPosts: 11,650
    The support you get is way too important

    The only rationale way to get a back brace is to have your doctor recommend one. Over the years, I have had several back braces, all recommended by my doctor and fitted specifically for me by medical professionals.

    You dont just want to get a generic brace.
    Ron DiLauro Veritas-Health Forums Manager
    I am not a medical professional. I comment on personal experiences
    You can email me at: rdilauro@veritashealth.com
  • barcabbarca Posts: 24
    edited 08/13/2013 - 7:54 AM
    do you feel as though the brace actually helped? i see you are on the computer for work like I am
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  • dilaurodilauro ConnecticutPosts: 11,650
    but they were used mostly for dealing with flare ups. On a normal course, I would not wear a brace. Instead I would do the stretching and exercises to help build up my muscles to take some strain off of my back. That works the best
    Ron DiLauro Veritas-Health Forums Manager
    I am not a medical professional. I comment on personal experiences
    You can email me at: rdilauro@veritashealth.com
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