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... what is the best lso back brace to wear? ... (0 replies)
... I had the TLSO but never before surgery, just after. I'm guessing that an LSO brace is much shorter that the TLSO, covering only the lumbar and sacral spine areas. Maybe a lot like the lumbar supports that the guys at Home Depot wear. ... (10 replies)
... mine was a TLSO brace which I believe is about the same.. hard plastic which went from just under my arms to a bit under my waist. it had 3 velcro straps in front. ... (10 replies)

... Hi, I am doing PT right now so that I continue to build muscle. I plan on wearing the brace if I have to do something that requires a lot of effort for my back. Long drives, housework things like that so that I don't damage my back anymore. ... (10 replies)
... Anyone use this brace before? ... (10 replies)
... I have the same disc and same back brace problem. ... (29 replies)
... I had a custom brace years ago, when I intially injured the discs and it did help me alot just be able to do ordinary things, I know the doctors didn't like me wearing after a few months as the muscles get week..if I remember right it was 17 years ago. (10 replies)
... Hey Emily & Onyx, Thanks, I'm doing better today. My son was off school today and tomorrow, too cold, brrrrrrrrr! I think if I was alone all day it would have been harder. I try to keep it together a lil more when he's home, he's almost 16 and doesn't really need to know mom may be falling apart inside. Although he is a good kid and woudl try his best to help, I'm really... (10 replies)
... I wore the soft corset type brace before 2 of my fusions, they really dont' offer too much support compared to the hard one. ... (10 replies)
... Anybody wear a brace prior to surgery? ... (10 replies)
... This brace is the hardshell thing I believe , very uncomfy . ... (10 replies)
... can see why it wouldn't with the LSO. I'm gonna think on that. If I come up with any solutions, I'll run 'em by you and see what you think. How high does the LSO brace go? ... (29 replies)
... I also had read about bracing for spondy. My mom and I were talking about this and she thinks I should try the brace thing before having surgery. ... (29 replies)
... How long do you guys use your brace for? ... (2 replies)
... Without a doubt. My doc said to wear it but did not give me any time constraints. At first, he told me I did not need it then when I went for my preop he said to wear it when I went out and started becoming more active. The brace cuts into your incision -- someone told me to use maxi pads under it so that it does not bite into my back---tried it and it did nothing for me.... (29 replies)
... said I'd be in a brace for about 4 months afterward. I haven't been back since he dropped the whole fusion bombshell on me. ... (8 replies)
... I dont' know what the different titles for the braces are. But, years back when I first herniated the discs they had me a custom made brace that had velcro staps, and It helped me alot. I think the one I am getting ready to get this time though is the hard shell kind. ... (29 replies)
... I have the same problem wearing mine when I have to sit. It rides up bad at that point it doesn't help the back area because it is further up. ... (29 replies)
... HI Onyx, I had to start wearing mine right after my surgery and for 5 months afterwards. It was not so so bad once I got used to it and the surgery pain quieted down. I know the cotton undershirt is a MUST and (forgive me for getting personal) wearing a bra was much more uncomfortable, it does give great support if thats any consolation. I do know once you get used to it you... (10 replies)
... Eventually but for now this is to hold me until October which is when I am going to get my fusion. So this is uncomfortable? That is going to stink, I was hopig this would help me with the pain. (10 replies)

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