Dr MED Reinforced Elastic Back Brace
The Dr Med Reinforced Elastic Back Brace is one of the most commonly prescribed braces by physiotherapists to treat patients with lower back pain.
The Dr Med back brace is designed to support the lower back and reduce stress on the joints and muscles of the spine during everyday activity. This ensures patients can remain as active as possible, whilst minimising the likelihood of injury aggravation and speeding recovery.
In the clinical setting, physiotherapists often prescribe back braces to individuals who are unable to sufficiently minimise or avoid activities that aggravate their existing lower back condition. When this occurs, injuries that should normally heal up in a timely fashion may be perpetuated by ongoing tissue damage during everyday activities. Some of the most common activities that aggravate or perpetuate lower back conditions include:
- Excessive bending forward (e.g. at home or at work such as in the garden, during housework, or, in occupations such as tradesmen, nurses, child care, gardeners etc.)
- Lifting or carrying excessively
- Excessive sitting (in the car or at home).
- Twisting activities
- Activities using the arms in front of the body (e.g. housework)
The Dr Med back brace may also assist patients following spinal surgery by limiting movement and reducing stress on the spine. This can therefore allow the natural healing process to occur in the absence of further tissue damage.
Allcare Ortho Light Back Support – $59.95
Key Features / Benefits
- Breathable material for optimal comfort
- Thinner front section than most other supports. This improves comfort and reduces the likelihood of the brace ‘pinching’ at the front.
- Ideal for those after firm support who would prefer a low bulk option. Excellent snug sitting brace, very good for wear underneath clothing.
- Reinforced lumbar stays ensure maximum comfort and support for your back
- One of the most comfortable back supports available
To determine your size, measure your waist circumference.
- Small – 72-79cm
- Medium – 79-86cm
- Large – 86-93cm
- X-Large – 93-102cm
- XX-Large – 102-112cm
- XXX-Large – 112-122cm
View more information on Back Braces.
Other Back Braces
Allcare Ortho Light Back Support – $59.95
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- Must not be used – only tried on for size (for example – at a shoe store, you cannot buy a pair of shoes and walk in them for a day and then take them back – the same rule applies for our goods! We will NOT refund for used items!). Items must not be soiled worn or damaged. Braces etc which have been tried on for size will be fine, however, wearing an item even for short periods of time may result in stains, marks, damages and occasionally smells which will render the item unfit for re-sale. Items which do not meet the above criteria may be ineligible for a refund.
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- For swap for size, you must also pay the postage for the replacement items (ideally via a pre-paid post satchel – this will usually be a similar amount to the original shipping charge). Please include a pre-paid post satchel when returning your item. For larger items that will not fit in a pre-paid post satchel, credit card details will be required for the return postage fee. PhysioAdvisor will pay for postage only on items where our records show that the item has been picked, invoiced or despatched incorrectly. PhysioAdvisor will not refund the postage costs if our system shows the order to be picked, invoiced and despatched correctly.
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- You are responsible for ensuring the item is delivered to our suppliers address as outlined below. We recommend you use registered post when returning your item. This is important to ensure your item is trackable, as regular post may occassionally lose mail. We will not be held responsible if your item does not arrive at our supplier.
Deliver directly to: Returns & Exchanges, PhysioAdvisor, Sportstek, PO Box 576, Hornsby, NSW, 1630, Australia.
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All goods returned as faulty will be inspected for a manufacturing defect. If deemed faulty, a repair, refund or exchange will be given. We will refund the product provided you have proof of purchase, without this we can only offer exchanges for the same product. Shipping will not be refunded unless the goods were sent in error. If you have any queries please contact us.
What to return
- All of the product and its parts
- All of the packaging
- A copy of the invoice / receipt
- A completed and signed copy of the Credit Request Form
- Your contact details
Returns postal address
Returns & Exchanges, PhysioAdvisor, Sportstek, PO Box 576, Hornsby, NSW, 1630, Australia.
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