Lumbar Brace with Adaptable Step-down Support

The Elite LSO is a streamlined orthotic that wicks-away perspiration. The brace features a dual pulley back panel and inset drawstrings that allow for high compression with minimal force. The brace is composed of lightweight mesh and consists of four rigid, detachable panels. The lightweight and breathable brace can worn almost undetectably under clothing.

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Typical Indications

  • Burst Fracture
  • Bulging or Herniated Discs
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Post-Op
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolysis
  • Spondylolisthesis

Sizing Chart

Size Measurement
SM 25 - 30 inches
MD 30 - 35 inches
LG 35 - 40 inches
XL 40 - 45 inches
2X 45 - 50 inches
3X 50 - 55 inches
4X 55 - 60 inches

Ordering Information

Please fax your orders to: (716) 712-0882 or our toll free fax at: (866) 712-0882.

References

  • A Cochrane Review found that lumbar supports are “effective for improving functional status” in patients with acute, subacute and chronic low back pain based on 3 high quality trials with a total of 410 patients (Cochrane Rev. CD001823, 2008).
  • A 2009 clinical trial studying 197 patients with subacute low back pain found significantly more LSO users, 60% versus 40%, totally weaned off medication by trial’s end (Spine. 2009;34930:p215).
  • The authors of a 2011 pain management study praise the rapidity of symptom relief - viewing lumbar supports as a safe, non-invasive, cost-effective , non-pharmacologic tool for home use in pain flare-ups (Prac Pain Manage.p106).
  • Research studies find no adverse effects on either abdominal or back muscle strength (Joint Bone Spine. 2008 75(1):58, J Spinal Disord. 1992.;5(3):260).
  • A 2012 study of 40 patients with chronic low back pain found no negative changes in the paravertebral muscles after 6 months of use (Fukushima J Med Sci. 2012;58(1):60-65)