The Medicare Bracing Blog: Back Braces
Herniated Nucleus Pulposus
A herniated nucleus pulposus occurs when the hard outer shell of the vertebral disc ruptures and the nucleus pulposus prolapses. This condition is also referred to as a herniated or ruptured disc....Read More
Product Highlight: Aspen Active™ P-TLSO
Product highlights from Elite Medical Supply will provide educational information on the recommended usages for each product that we carry. Today on the blog, we are featuring the Aspen Active™...Read More
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal in the lumbar region which results in pressure on the spinal cord or nerves. Spinal stenosis can also occur in the cervical region (neck) but...Read More
Treating Kyphosis with a TLSO Brace
Kyphosis is a condition where the thoracic spine curves forward at an angle greater than 50 degrees. The medical term is hyperkyphosis but it is commonly referred to as kyphosis.
The greater the...Read More
Product Highlight: The Elite Air Decompression LSO
Product highlights from Elite Medical Supply will provide educational information on the recommended usages for each product that we carry. Today on the blog, we are featuring the Elite Air...Read More
What is PDAC Approved Bracing?
If you are involved with durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and supplies (DMEPOS), you should be aware of updates to PDAC (pricing, coding analysis, and coding) approved bracing.Read More
Understanding SI Joint Dysfunction
SI joint dysfunction refers to lack of normal function in one or both of the sacroiliac (SI) joints. The SI joints are joints that connect the sacrum at the base of your spine to the iliac bones on...Read More
How to Help Your Doctor Determine if You Need a Back Brace
If you are experiencing back pain, you may decide to visit your doctor. Or you may be referred to a new doctor for further consultation.Read More
Choosing the Right Back Brace to Help Treat Sciatica
Back braces help relieve pain associated with sciatica. In order to determine the best back brace for your condition, it is important to understand what type of sciatica you have because it can be...Read More
Sciatica is pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve, the largest nerve in the lower body. The sciatic nerve branches off the spinal cord in the low back into the buttocks and down the...Read More
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