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Benefits vs risks of wearing a back brace?

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Dr. Robert Stuart
Family Medicine

In brief: Prob. negative

You didn't mention what condition you are treating.
In general, I do not recommend back braces. They have not proven helpful in the long run for scoliosis. The better treatment is to strengthen your core body muscles to support your back. Wearing a brace long term will instead cause those muscles to atrophy.

In brief: Prob. negative

You didn't mention what condition you are treating.
In general, I do not recommend back braces. They have not proven helpful in the long run for scoliosis. The better treatment is to strengthen your core body muscles to support your back. Wearing a brace long term will instead cause those muscles to atrophy.
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