Back Braces + DME

According to recent research, back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide. Near the site of lower back pain, the muscles can become overworked as they tighten to prevent further damage. This can cause muscle spasms, pain, inflammation, and instability in the area.

A back brace is a medical device designed to provide support and stability to the spine, typically used to manage various spinal conditions or injuries.

DME stands for Durable Medical Equipment and refers to medical equipment prescribed by a healthcare provider for home use, such as braces, wheelchairs, walkers, etc.

The healthcare providers at Austin Preferred Integrative Medicine commonly prescribe back braces in Austin to relieve lower back pain by providing support and stability. This can significantly improve functional status while reducing the need for prescription drugs or eventual surgery.

Back braces can also increase the effectiveness of physical medicine treatment while preventing further damage to the supporting structures. Our track record of relieving back pain with back braces has made us a trusted office for this service.

Our healthcare providers typically prescribe back braces in conjunction with Physical Therapy, Chiropractic, and Manual Therapy treatment. The relief and support they provide allow the body to heal and recover more efficiently during treatment. Back braces are usually prescribed after a thorough initial evaluation to identify the source of the patient’s back pain.

Our staff will custom order your back brace and demonstrate the proper application techniques at a followup appointment. Health insurance carriers and Medicare both cover back braces in Austin. However, we also offer braces at the self-pay rate for those without insurance.

What Braces Treat

Braces provide relief for lower back pain related to common conditions, including (but not limited to):

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