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The spine has three main sections, cervical, thoracic, and lumbar. There are seven cervical vertebrae (C1-C7), twelve thoracic (T1-T12), and five lumbar (L1-L5). In addition, there are two fused vertebrae, the sacrum and the coccyx. The twelve thoracic and five lumbar vertebrae make up the thoracolumbar spine. The cervical spine supports the head and allows anterior, posterior, and lateral flexion and extension, plus rotation of the head and neck. C2, called the axis, forms a pivot with C1, called the atlas, around which the head rotates on the cervical spine. Normal curvature is lordotic (eyes pointing up). The thoracolumbar spine (T1-L5) has two normal curvatures, lordotic in the lumbar region and kyphotic in the thoracic region. The primary spinal functions are to maintain an erect posture, provide stability and mobility, transmit loads, absorb shocks, and protect the spinal cord.

  • Two metal stays in back provide extra support to the spine.
  • Four pliable stays provide extra support and stability to the lumbar area.
  • Padded shoulder straps adjust and secure in front for easy application.
  • Crisscrossing abdominal straps require minimal strength to fasten and provide exceptional support.
  • Supports the lumbar and thoracic spine.

  • Apply brace to the back and place the shoulder straps over the shoulder.
  • Be sure the two longer stays are positioned on each side of spine and secure the waist straps comfortably around the waist.
  • Pull the two side straps to adjust tightness then fasten.
  • Pull the two shoulder straps under armpits to the back and cross each other. Then bring to the front and fasten securely.

  • Mild scoliosis
  • Poor posture


Measure around the waist.

58.4-71.1cm (23-28")
71.1-83.8cm (28-33")
83.8-96.5cm (33-38")
96.5-109.2cm (38-43")
109.2-121.9cm (43-48")
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