Orthopedic back braces are used to treat spinal and soft tissue injury, aid with post-surgical recovery, reduce pain by stabilizing and restricting movement of the trunk, and support the muscles adjacent to the spine, ac... More »

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Orthopedic leg braces help to keep the ankle stable, keep toes from dragging and fit into normal shoes, according to WebMD. People who have muscle weakness in the legs benefit from the assistance leg braces provide when ... More »

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A Tommie Copper back brace is part of a lineup of copper-infused compression clothing claimed to aid in muscle recovery and relief of discomfort. In the past, the company had claimed additional benefits. The back brace i... More »

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Middle back pain in women is caused by overuse of the muscles in the back, poor posture, injury to the muscles or discs that support the spine, and muscle strain, explains WebMD. Some women may injure the middle area of ... More »

Treatment for a compressed spine, also known as spinal cord compression, involves nonsurgical options such as pain medication, back braces and activity moderation, according to WebMD. Severe spine compression may require... More »

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Spinal compression fractures usually repair on their own, but treatments such as over-the-counter or prescription painkillers, wearing a back brace, and resting can help manage pain during healing, states WebMD. In some ... More »

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Achilles tendinitis is an injury of the Achilles tendon, which is a band of connective tissue that joins the calf muscles on the lower leg to the heel bone, according to Mayo Clinic. Intense strain and overuse of the ten... More »

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