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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33) measured the real wearing time of a thoracolumbosacral orthosis with four pressure-sensitive buttons, and it was reported that environmental conditions did not affect the measurements.
reported satisfactory results from conservative treatment of patients with intact posterior elements and dorsolumbar burst fractures, with early ambulation in a thoracolumbosacral orthosis (TLSO).
Eighty-six patients stopped all sports activities for at least 3 months, 98 patients wore an antilordotic thoracolumbosacral orthosis on a full-time basis for 3 months, and 69 patients had structured physical therapy which consisted of a rehabilitation program including abdominal strengthening, hamstring stretching, and pelvic tilt exercises until symptoms resolved.