If you have acute or chronic low back pain, you’re not alone — nearly everyone experiences low back pain at some point in their life. However, when this pain persists it is important to employ a solution that will help alleviate this nagging and painful occurrence. Thankfully, acute or chronic low back pain solutions are at your disposal with Aspen Medical back braces!
Understanding acute & chronic low back pain
Acute, or short-term, low back pain generally lasts from a few days to a few weeks. Most acute back pain is mechanical in nature, meaning it is caused by trauma to the lower back or from a disorder such as arthritis. This trauma could stem from an old sports injury, doing chores around the house or garden, a car accident, or any other stress on your spinal bones and tissues.
Symptoms of acute back pain include:
- Muscle ache
- Shooting or stabbing pain
- Limited flexibility and/or range of motion
- Inability to stand straight
On the other hand, chronic low back pain is measured by duration and usually persists for more than 3 months. Chronic low back pain is often progressive and unfortunately the cause can often be difficult to determine.
Back pain solutions
Back braces have proven to be a successful treatment for acute or chronic low back pain. Aspen Medical’s line of Horizon back braces are ideal for those suffering from back pain; clinical research even shows that supporting the lower back can reduce pain, improve functional status, and even lower the need for medication!
Horizon braces deliver localized compression directly to the overworked muscles causing your acute or chronic low back pain, relieving spasms and reducing pain. Outfitted with SlikTrack™ technology – featuring a tightening mechanism – the self-adjusting back panel contours precisely to your lower spine, providing maximum support and pain relief.
- Localized compression for maximum support and pain relief
- Easily adjusts to comfortably fit waist sizes from 24-70”
- Lightweight, breathable, washable materials
- Branded construction with integrated stays ensure a secure, comfortable fit
- Ergonomically designed pull tabs are easy to locate and comfortable to use
- Conforming back panel naturally contours to the curve of your lower back
Are Horizon braces covered under insurance?
Horizon back braces are the perfect acute or chronic low back solution. With their long list of benefits and technology, you will be well on your way to increasing your mobility and independence! Medicare and most private health insurance providers offer coverage for back braces when prescribed by your doctor. To see if you qualify, fill out our Qualify Through Insurance form or give us a call at 844-686-5539 and let us help get you the back brace you deserve!
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