What Is A Lumbar Corset And Why Is It Used?

What Is A Lumbar Corset And Why Is It Used?

These are the corsets that are hung on one’s lower back. A corset is a kind of sheath which is applied externally to the body of a person and is made of elastic fibers so that it has a certain shape.

The lumbar corset is sometimes shaped like a simple cloth corset, which is used only briefly in waist pain. Sometimes it has metal rods inside, supporting the ribs and the pelvic bones; preventing the patient from tilting the waist to left-and-right or back-and-forth. Such metal corsets are often preferred after complicated lumbar surgery, or after trauma.

The most important thing to note while using a corset is that they must always be used for the time that is recommended by the doctor; I mean, no more, no less…

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