Back braces and supports are the best investment you can make if you’re trying to quit your slouching habit.
Poor posture can lead to a lot of risks and unpleasant symptoms like back, neck, and shoulder pain, which can greatly affect your productivity in the workplace.
If you have poor posture, you are not alone! There are many people that struggle with maintaining good, proper posture. Whether you are working on a laptop, sitting at your desk, driving, gardening, cleaning, looking at your smartphone, or just sitting or standing “incorrectly” with your shoulders rounded, you are at risk for pain caused by poor posture.
Good posture requires you to stand or sit straight up and tall with your shoulders back and your stomach in. Your chin should be parallel to the floor and your knees and hips should be even. Luckily, if you’re struggling to correct your posture on your own, you can wear back braces and supports to improve your posture and relieve back, neck and shoulder pain.
Wearing a back brace to improve posture
Wearing a back brace for posture support can quickly fix the issues of your hunched shoulders and a slouched posture. These supports help retrain your muscles so that your back maintains an upright position with minimal effort.
Improved posture will help you look perfectly straight and make it easier for you to stay fit and live an active lifestyle. Good posture will also make you look taller, thinner, and improve your energy levels.
Back braces aren’t just for improving posture. Learn the additional benefits of wearing a back brace here.
Pro Tip: If you use back braces and supports too much, you may become dependent on them and actually worsen your posture in the long run. Be sure to also use posture-strengthening exercises in combination with a back brace, support or posture corrector.
Best back braces and posture supports
There are different back braces and supports you can wear to help improve your posture.
FLA Soft Form® Posture Control Brace
medi protect Lumbostyle Back Support
DonJoy Performance Bionic Back Support
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