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Orthopedic Causes & Treatment for Back Pain

9in Industrial Back Support w/out Straps - X-Large

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Universal Back Support

Item# 2473DYN
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Workforce Industrial Durafoam Belt with Suspenders - 2XL

Item# x2-505TCSMM
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This belt can be used by both men and women.

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Orthopedic Causes & Treatment for Back Pain


Back pain, and specifically lower back pain, is one of the most common orthopedic complaints treated by physicians and is the second most common cause of absence for age 45-and-under employees. (The most frequent cause is the common cold.) Back pain sufferers spend more than $80 million annually in treating this orthopedic problem. Lower back pain can be caused by orthopedic sprains, strains or injury of lower back muscles and ligaments. Back pain can also be caused by orthopedic conditions including:

  • Osteoporosis-weakening bones caused by re-absorption of bone tissue or lower production of new bone tissue, most often seen in postmenopausal women
  • Herniated or Slipped Disc-cracks that occur in aging disks causing nucleus material to squeeze into the spinal canal, sometimes pressing a nerve
  • Segmental instability-a shift of a vertebra onto another vertebra causing nerve irritation or pinching
  • Arthritis-joint inflammation caused by injury, infection or aging
  • Bone spurs-bony protuberances formed on disks during orthopedic degeneration processes
  • Muscle spasms-uncontrollable tightening of muscles reacting to painful spinal movement
  • Scoliosis-spinal deformities causing side-to-side curving
  • Poor posture-strained muscles from sitting, standing and walking with the spine out of alignment
  • Lifting injury-muscle strain caused by twisting and bending simultaneously
  • Aging-repetitive back stress causes gradual orthopedic degeneration of the spinal column
  • Smoking-exacerbates the orthopedic aging process
  • Lack of exercise-weak and inflexible muscles leading to skeletal imbalance and orthopedic back pain
  • Obesity-weak abdominal muscles, which support the spine, can strain the back muscles and ligaments
  • Pregnancy-places special stress on all orthopedic components, including the spinal structure and soft back tissue

Other medical conditions such as aortic aneurysm, kidney disease, ovarian and uterine cancer and stomach ulcers can manifest the orthopedic symptoms of back pain.


Orthopedic Treatment and Prevention


Although orthopedic surgery may be recommended to alleviate back pain, most orthopedic patients prefer to try more conservative orthopedic treatment plans that combine common sense methods, such as:

  • Rest
  • Medication
  • Physical therapy
  • Regular exercise
  • Healthy Nutrition
  • Specially constructed orthopedic back support products


Orthopedic back support products from Medical Supplies & Equipment Company, LLC have been specifically designed to alleviate back pain. Each orthopedic back support was constructed for durability, tested during normal activity and is reasonably priced. Choose from orthopedic product such as:


Ultra Lift Back Support w/ Suspenders, Regular

Item# GER-101SDBMM
Retail Price: $41.91
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This support helps prevent back injury on the job.

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LumboLoc Back Support Size 1

Item# 1911DFBMM
Retail Price: $117.91
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Knitted lumbar support stabilizes and relaxes the lower back muscles

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Spandex Deluxe Industrial Belt

Item# 2083DYN
Retail Price: $127.20
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The spandex belt provides back support for nurses.

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