A medical corset is a brace which supports and encircles the vertebral column or trunk to help prevents injuries, congenital spinal deformities, and trauma. The primary purpose of this corset is to provide support to the lumbar spine. Doctors can use them in severe cases of rheumatism, fracture cases of lumbar vertebrae and spinal deformities. The medical corsets have either tightening or lacing feature which supports the trunk or resin molded over the patient’s body. You can wear these medical corsets for few months or several weeks. In most cases, medical corsets are made of cotton or nylon and usually cover the area from the sternum down to the pelvis. They can be tied in the back, front, or side. At the same time, they are also very comfortable to wear.
Corset training has very popular and in trend. As corsets help individuals achieve; slimmer waistline, improve postures, prevent injuries and lastly it provides a person with an hourglass appearance which boosts up their confidence. Multiple types of medical corsets are available in the market which serves this purpose and includes the following spinal braces, orthotics or orthosis, hyperextension braces and lumbar corsets. Usually, low back pain can be caused by various reasons, such as trauma, degenerative disc disease, fracture, spinal deformity, scoliosis, and sometimes it can also be used to stabilize your back after spinal surgery.