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Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic Finds Back Belts Helpful While Patients Heal

“Should I wear a back support when I have back pain?” That’s a common question Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic hears from Montreal chiropractic patients and others in Montreal who feel pain from back pain and/or leg pain. Wearing Montreal back supports has been deliberated in the medical literature, and opinion varies even from doctor to doctor. The recent literature on wearing back supports suggests that there is value and benefit to [[wearing}using]10] one for many when they have back pain. Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic works with each individual Montreal back pain sufferer to reveal the answer to the back support question as it relates to his/her particular condition.


Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic has heard the worry that back supports may weaken muscles. However, current research indicates that wearing a back brace does not conclusively cause muscle weakness. (1) Elastic lumbar belts improved muscle strengthening, flexibility of lower extremities, flexion, and activities of daily living as well as decreased pain for low back pain patients. (2)


Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic encourages activity while healing mixed with rest as needed. Long past are the days of passive lying around for most Montreal back pain patients to heal which is why Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic suggests gentle, tolerable activity to patients even though they may be concerned 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 three months aided 79% of patients with chronic low back pain discover 30% less pain. (5) A soft lumbosacral support is more effective than a rigid one for posture control and pain control. (6) Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic likes support belts that are comfortable and supportive.


Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic treats many Montreal stenosis patients daily! Spinal stenosis brings on back pain and sometimes 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 says that 30% improvement makes an intervention worthy of use. (8) Back braces may be friends for Montreal back pain patients!

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Montreal back pain sufferers wearing back support belts are supported and reminded to move carefully while healing. 
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