Back problems

Our backs, especially our spines, not only provide support and posture to our bodies, but also help us carry heavy loads! The spine is the backbone of our body (literally), and it’s important to know how to strengthen our backs and how to prevent the development of back pain. With the help of our dossier, you can find out more information about the various back conditions we may experience in life, and how to manage back pain.

Typical back diseases and causes of back pain

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Back pain is the most common cause of absenteeism and sick leave

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The back is an important stabilizer, especially when you are tall.


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Frequently asked questions / FAQs about Back

Back braces can assist with a range of concerns, from back pain due to exercise, pregnancy or poor posture. Right through to sufferers of lower vertebrae, Lumbar and Sacral problems, pelvic and hip instability and moderate to severe back pain. 

Back braces are best worn whenever you're putting any strain on your back, or whenever you're feeling back pain. In many cases, relief can be found from wearing the brace all day.

Back braces work by providing compression and stability to the spine and surrounding muscles. This helps to ease pressure on targeted areas, allowing for pain relief, posture correction and treatment of injuries and chronic conditions.

Read more on the affects of poor posture, and how a back brace can assist.

Bracing is one of the best ways to address lower back pain, especially in combination with proper ergonomic practice and in more sever cases, physiotherapy. In particular, the LumboTrainor the LumboTrain Lady, will treat lower back pain with a lot of success.

Read more on finding relief from Chronic Lower Back Pain.

If you're looking for assistance with selecting the right brace, you can video chat with a Bauerfeind specialist. Simply book a suitable date and time by clicking this link:Book Bauerfeind Video Chat.

Depending on your level of cover and which insurer you're with, you can usually claim something back. We've had many patients successfully claim back on the braces, and Bauerfeind can provide a detailed invoice to assist the patient in their claim. For help understanding if you qualify for a health care rebate, we can help. Please call us on 1300668466 or you can video chat with a Bauerfeind specialist. Simply book a suitable date and time by clicking this link: Book Bauerfeind Video Chat.

The SacroLoc is perfect for Sciatica and related pain, as it unloads the pelvic/hip region to provide immediate relief and support. Wearing this brace helps not only treat it, but also helps prevents deterioration of the nerve and sacral joint.

If you're looking for assistance with selecting the right brace, you can video chat with a Bauerfeind specialist. Simply book a suitable date and time by clicking this link:Book Bauerfeind Video Chat.

Bauerfeind have created a range of back braces, each suited to treat, or manage, back injuries from mild to severe. It is difficult to recommend a brace without hearing more about your specific case. We recommend you consult a medical practitioner, or you can video chat with a Bauerfeind specialist. Simply book a suitable date and time by clicking this link: Book Bauerfeind Video Chat.

Back supports are designed to help correct poor posture, whether sitting, standing or engaging in physical activity. The Bauerfeind back braces are clinically proven to improve posture immediately, with continued long term benefits while the brace is used. They are also suitable, and comfortable enough, to wear in virtually every situation.

Read more on the affects of poor posture, and how a back brace can assist. 

Whether you lift weights at the gym, boxes for work or you are continually picking up your toddler, lifting can put tremendous strain on your spine. Especially if the movement is repeated over an extended period of time. Wearing a suitable brace will not only help to minimise pain and discomfort, it will protect your spine and reduce the risk of injury.

Putting on a back brace is simple, and it can be worn on the skin or on top of a thin shirt/underwear. All of the Bauerfeind back braces are designed to have a range of adjustment, so you can tailor the level of support for any activity. 

Video guides are available for all Bauerfeind braces, these provide guidance on how to fit and correctly wear your garment. You can find them on the Bauerfeind YouTube channel. 

As you wear a back brace, you should find an improvement in your condition and a reduction in pain - the amount of time this takes varies from patient to patient. Once all symptoms are relieved, it is helpful to wear the brace when lifting or putting particular strain on your back, the back brace will help to prevent any further injuries from occurring.