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. 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. Braces provide relief for lower back pain related to common conditions, including (but not limited to):
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.
Call (512) 442-2727 for more information or to schedule an appointment at our Westlake clinic. Additionally, you can visit our Services and Conditions pages for more information on treatment at Austin Preferred.
Q: What do back braces do?
A: Back braces low back pain be providing support and stability to the spine and supporting structures.
Q: How do I know if I need a back brace?
A: We don’t recommend back braces for every condition, although our providers will recommend a back brace following a thorough initial evaluation, if necessary.
Q: Does health insurance cover my back brace?
A: Yes, health insurance and Medicare both cover back braces. We also offer braces at self-pay prices for those without health insurance.
Q: How do I know my back brace will fit properly?
A: Our staff will work with you to find the perfect size and fit while demonstrating the proper application techniques.
Q: Why should I choose Austin Preferred for back braces in Austin?
A: The staff at Austin Preferred will custom order your back brace and demonstrate the proper way to use it. We will also explain the importance of using your brace to help accomplish your rehabilitative goals.
Call (512) 442-2727 with questions about the services we offer, or to schedule an appointment at our South Austin clinic.