All habits and attitudes towards our health are laid in childhood. We were often told in childhood: “don’t be stooped, straighten up!” You didn’t pay much attention to these tips in childhood, but now you may need to choose a corset for posture correction.
Some people think that the wrong posture is not so serious, but the fact is that affects body badly. The first symptoms of spinal curvature are exhaustion, back pain, dizziness. Later, the pressure on internal organs increases. Blood circulation disorders and stagnation take place, that can lead to serious deterioration of health.
During early stages, stooping can be cured by physical exercises. But this option is not suitable for everyone. If the excessive load is unacceptable for you and there is no opportunity to visit a gym or it’s unaffordable, then a corset or posture corrector is a right solution.
They are made in a way that simply don’t allow you to stoop, and help your back to take a correct position.
Specially created corsets will help you to save health at any stage of spinal curvature . Depending on the chosen model special material can either slightly support the back, straighten it, or tightly fix a certain spinal section and protect it from excessive load.
How to choose a right corset for posture correction:
Firstly, you need an advice of a specialist. Depending on your health status, he will individually select the appropriate model for correction and treatment. In case you have an early stage of curvature, you can choose special corsages-correctors, correctors, fixators, etc. Unlike medical ones, they are designed for lighter deformations of the spine and can be used without the doctor’s prescription.
In order to know your size, you need to measure around under your breast during inhale. Each model has its own size, from xxs to xxl.
If you can’t measure the size precisely, or it is in-between, take the product of a larger size.
Pay attention to the materials the inner cover is made of. It is preferably when the surface that touches the body is made of cotton or have inserts in the most delicate places, under armpits and around the neck.
The material should be light and elastic, all adjusting details, metal and other inserts should not tighten and squeeze the skin with their corners.
Choose the product that comes with wide elastic straps and velcro fasteners. The best option is a corset that can fit your needs with the special flexibility ribs and adjustment of compression and tension of the belts. Corset must be convenient. After all, you should be able to wear it for several hours. It should provide comfortable support, but not to squeez, causing inconvenience and anxiety. Typically, all the samples can be adjusted to your needs, so it is important not to tighten too much the fastens and ribs of stiffness during the first fitting.
Each corset has individual using instructions depending on the model and function. Remember that there are many medical corsets, posture and shape correctors and their application and function may differentiate a lot.
A medical corset can cope with:
3) treatment and prevention of posture diseases
6) the need to unload the muscles of the back in cases of various injuries
7) prevention of back pain
9) spinal injuries