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How to wear a corset for the spine: herniation, scoliosis, after operation

How to wear a corset for the spine – this question, ask the patient immediately after the release from a podiatrist. But even before that you need to choose the right model, so it does not cause significant discomfort for the back. Corset for the spine helps to align your back, so wearing it is required in most clinical cases. But how to choose and wear this design on blue?

Kak pravilno nosit korset dlya pozvonochnika

How to choose a suitable corset

Corset for the spine are divided into 2 types:

  • Bandages (simplified design for maintaining posture);
  • Corsets ( more ribs, to correct curvature of the spine);

Also they are corsets vary in size and count ribs. Usually in order to choose the right corset, you need to look at the doctor. He describes how many ribs and what size corset you need to find.

In the case of the selection of the wrong corset (excessively tight or wrong size) high risk of dramaticheski dynamic lordosis.

If such instructions from the doctor, choose the most comfortable preventive option, with the ability to add ribs (which can also be purchased in the pharmacy).

Usage instructions

A properly selected corset must be correctly dressed. If you are using the bandage for the back kyphoscoliotic in the treatment of manifestations:

  1. Hang the bandage straps, plates to the back;
  2. Fasten the waist strap so that you feel comfortable to breathe;
  3. Fasten the shoulder straps criss-cross.

If you use lordoscoliosis devices:

  1. Hang the bandage straps, plates to the stomach.
  2. Most rigidly fasten the lap belt
  3. Fasten the shoulder straps criss-cross.

In the case kitsnik or lordship deviations without significant scoliosis, the straps are fixed directly.

If you use scolytinae apparatus and bandages, the number of ribs varies depending on which way you need to fix the spine. Violation of the user wearing the dressing or operating system is fraught with spinal cord injuries, including dynamic deformation in the direction of increasing load).


To corset maximum benefit, it needs to be worn 16-18 hours a day. But initially, a lot of pressure on the spine can adversely affect General health. The body will try to return to its original position, and as a result of constant physical load and stress.

Therefore, in order to quickly and accurately correct deviation in the spine, it is recommended dosed wearing corsets. If there is no additional required (disruption in the muscle corset), during the first day it is recommended to wear the corset for about 4 hours. Gradually increasing the time (for 90 minutes a day) until then, until it reaches the Planck 16-18 hours.

The corset is not recommended to wear during sleep, because at this time, the body experiencing an uneven load on the spine (for example, if you sleep on your side) and as a result, help from the spine the day will be offset by his damage at night.

Wrong wear, can weaken your muscular corset, thus giving greater mobility to the vertebrae. This will allow it to align with additional procedures, but will increase the risk of hernia at the stage of post rehabilitation therapy.

If wearing the brace hurts

If the bandage starts to cause its owner to physically discomfort – you should seek medical advice. The reasons may be several:

  • Incorrectly selected size of the tire;
  • Defective model;
  • The number of ribs exceeds the required;
  • The day of wearing the brace is broken.

In rare cases, wearing a brace indicates the alignment of the spine, at large deflection angles scoliotically ( 10 degrees+). In this case, with pain need to be prepared. In all other cases, to make changes regarding the wearing or the model of the bandage.

Perhaps pain was an attempt by the organism to restore its positionand pain is the result of lactic acid accumulation in the muscles. In any case, final adjustments can only be made by a doctor.


The only contraindications to wearing a brace is pronounced deviation in the spine above the third degree. In this case, the wearing of the bandage will not only be able to help, but its use is unacceptable, as it may aggravate the situation and lead to paralysis in mind the final stabilization of the spine in the new position. The use of a brace for the back is also not recommended in case of increased bone fragility, or low elasticity of the joints (what appears to be the result of age-related changes in the body).

Possible individual contraindications. Before yourself to wear a brace for your back, consult your doctor so as not to aggravate the situation.

Bandage for alignment of the spine can also be worn as a preventive measure. However, in this case it is necessary to use a simplified version of bandage. Proper wearing of bandage – at least 6 hours a day will provide you with beautiful posture, muscle strengthening brace and the abdominal muscles. And most importantly it is an excellent prevention of diseases of the back, including a brace rescues from the loss of a herniated disc as a result of heavy lifting, or can save from the appearance of kyphosis in mind a sedentary lifestyle.

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Remember, proper wearing of the brace is only half the battle in the fight against distortions. But, perhaps, without it is impossible to make a correct to hold back and resist the body in its attempts to curl.