Compression is a key component for those trying to reduce their sciatica pain and discomfort. Although many individuals have symptoms occurring in the legs and buttock region, the underlying cause of the pain originates in your lumbar back region. This is why wearing a brace that applies such pressure and compression is vital. Read below for more great features of the brace and to learn more about sciatica!
Features of the Lumbar Brace for Pinched Nerve In Back Treatment:
Sciatica Pain Treatment Provides Support and Compression
This lumbar belt works to compress and support the lower spine to remedy a pinched nerve. The belt for lower back treatment contours to the shape of your body, making it customizable for anyone.
Sciatica Brace Features Double Pull Tension Straps
The double pull tension straps of this lumbosacral support belt help maximize the amount of pressure applied to your back. These straps are easily tightened/loosened for your desired level of compression.
Comfortable, Flexible, and Customizable Design
The brace is lightweight and thin, yet supportive allowing it to be worn over or underneath your clothing. In addition, the comfort of the premium-quality neoprene and elastic material allows for day or nighttime wear. This braces low profile and everyday use design ensure your sciatica a quick recovery. This lumbar band can be worn by men and women of all ages; during the day at work or at home, at night while you're sleeping, or even during activities like walking or working out at the gym.
What’s the Difference Between Sciatica and a Pinched Nerve?
People often misunderstand what sciatica is versus a pinched nerve. True sciatica is actually a symptom of some form of nerve compression. This means that sciatica is the name for the pain that you feel (usually in your leg) because you have a pinch in the nerve in your lower lumbar back.
The term “sciatica” is not an actual medical diagnosis in and of itself. Rather, it’s used to describe the symptoms (chronic leg pain) of an underlying medical problem (a pinched nerve in your back). Most often, people refer to sciatica when they are experiencing leg pain. Other symptoms may include leg numbness, pain while sitting down, burning, tingling, and other types of buttocks, thigh, or calf pain.
How does a nerve in your back become pinched or compressed? Common lower back conditions that are actually the cause of your sciatica are often times lumbar herniated disc, degenerative disc disease, spondylolisthesis, or spinal stenosis. These conditions involve the discs that surround your spinal cord becoming weak or damaged. This damage then causes pressure to be placed directly on your spinal cord nerves - ultimately causing sciatica pain.
What Causes Sciatica or a Pinched Lumbar Nerve?
The most common cause of issues related to sciatica is an improper closure of the space where a canal lies between the vertebrae. This type of improper closure comes from conditions like those listed below, such as a bulging or degenerated disc. Another potential cause could be back trauma so severe that the vertebral joints become inflamed and the muscles of the back tighten up around the affected area. This type of trauma can place chronic stress around the vertebrae and cause nerve compression.
This lumbar band for both a man and woman work as a great form of treatment because it will not only compress the affected area but also work to realign and reduce inflammation. When suffering from these types of conditions it's vital your brace puts pressure on the irritated area in order to protect the tissue. This lumbar band will help create stability with the spinal column while still providing the area with pain relief.
Most Common Symptoms of Severe Sciatica Back Pain:
Constant chronic pain running down one side of the buttocks or leg
Pain that worsens when seated
Leg pain described as tingling, numbness, or a burning sensation
Sharp pain making it difficult to stand up or walk
Conditions Which Cause Pinched Nerves in Your Back:
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Degenerative Disc Disease
Sciatica Treatment At Home:
To cure sciatica the focus is usually on the lumbar region because this is usually the root of the leg pain. Here are some good natural home remedies to help ease your discomfort from sciatica:
Low to moderate exercises
Stretching and yoga
Frequently Asked Questions About This Sciatica Pain ReliefWhat conditions / injuries does this brace treat? This back brace for sleeping can help alleviate lower back pain, muscle strains, tears, or pulls, bulging discs, herniated discs, scoliosis, sciatica, spondylolisthesis, and hip pain.
How does it work? This sciatica lumbar support is specifically designed to provide superior lower back and abdominal support, easing mild to chronic back pain.
When should I wear it? Thanks to the lightweight, latex-free material it's possible for you to wear this brace 24/7 if advised by your doctor. You can sleep in this brace due to its comfortable material. Speak with a medical professional before wearing any brace for an extended amount of time.
What is it made of? Made of medical-grade elastic and neoprene back panel with nylon hook and loop fasteners. All components are latex-free.
Who can wear this brace? Men and women of all ages can benefit from this lower back belt. A pregnant woman can even wear this support so long as her belly does not take her past the size limit and her doctor approves. We also offer maternity support binders.
How do I put it on? Unhook all closures and lay the brace flat on the floor to identify the top side. The top has a pocket opening, which allows you to insert our compatible pressure pad or cold and hot therapy gel pack. Position the brace behind your body so it’s centered on your back with the bottom of the brace sitting at the widest part of your hips. Fold the left side of the brace towards the middle of your stomach. Do the same with the right side but pull firmly and secure the closure. Repeat this process with the double-pull tension straps for your desired compression level.
How do I adjust the brace? Grab the double-pull tension straps (located on the outside of the brace) and adjust them to make it either tighter or looser.