Poor posture is increasingly become an issue in our day-to-day world, where office workers need to sit for extended periods of time in front of the computer, with few breaks. When you sit slouched at a desk for hours it can have debilitative effects on the muscles in our backs, requiring the use of a Milwaukee brace.
General Usage of Milwaukee Brace
Nowadays, this is used as a type of body brace that supports your back. The spinal curvatures of children with scoliosis (abnormal curvature of the spine), or kyphosis (extended outward curvature of the spine, or hunchback) was corrected by using Milwaukee Brace in the past.
They are also known as cervico-thoraco-lumbo-sacral orthosis or CTLSO. They used to be used to only straighten children’s backs, but special braces have been designed for adults to wear as well, in order to correct bad posture.
To achieve correct posture, a Milwaukee brace is the best way to achieve straighter alignment by using this brace you can able to make your back to sit up straighter, especially when working all day on the computer, you’ll find that you not only experience less back pain, but that people will notice you looking more confident as well. With proper advise from your doctor, the brace can be worn for 23 hours per day to minimize the risk of curve progression.
Dr. Kaleem Mohammed graduated as a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2014 from Deccan College of Physiotherapy, affiliated to Dr. N.T.R. University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada, India. Dr. Kaleem is an expert at handling physiotherapy needs of patients suffering from orthopedic and spinal conditions and post-surgery rehabilitation. Dr. Kaleem is associated with HealthClues since its inception where he facilitates diagnosis and advanced consultation with senior doctors. He is also a medical researcher and prolific writer who loves sharing insightful commentaries and useful tips to educate the patient community about fitness, treatment options, and post-treatment recovery.