back brace

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Noun1.back brace - a brace worn to support the backback brace - a brace worn to support the back  
brace - a support that steadies or strengthens something else; "he wore a brace on his knee"
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Michael Marler, 37, appeared on crutches, wearing a body brace around his torso and over his grey tracksuit as he stood in the dock flanked by two prison guards during the brief hearing at Manchester City Magistrates' Court.
Michael Marler, 37, was on crutches and wore a body brace at Manchester Magistrates' Court.
Hughes broke two bones in his back and was in a body brace for three months.
On the posters, Haddad wears a body brace, hangs from a massive boulder, and smiles.
She wears a body brace, and she was never able to sit up without it.
14, the 20-year-old actress was photographed in a full body brace on the Los Angeles set of the show.
Claire's ReWalk robotic exoskeleton is a body brace, used to help her raise funds for the Nicholls Spinal Injury Foundation.
But after having spent three months in a custom-fitted body brace, Beasley defied medical logic by returning to the saddle in March.
Kate is being put in a full body brace, as it is not yet known whether they will be able to operate on some parts of her back because the injuries are so close to the nerves.
The 21-year-old suffered horrific injuries in a fall at Wolverhampton in July from the Bryan Smarttrainer Cumbrianna and spent the following three months in a custom-fitted body brace.
She also had to start wearing a body brace for 23 hours a day for FOUR years.
While both bracing and surgery attempt to correct Scoliotic curves using force, either with a hard-plastic body brace or with metal rods surgically attached to the spine, our program aims to keep the spine in motion, and strengthen the spine so it can remain straight by itself.