PRO-TEC SI BACK BELT COMPRESSION WRAP
General Application: Alleviates pain in the lower back.
Medical Application: Effective relief from Sacroiliac Joint Syndrome, a condition that causes pain in the lower region of the lower back.
How It Works: The S.I. Back Belt provides stabilization to the hips and sacrum.
Design Theory: The SI Back Belt is wrapped lower, around the hips, than most back supports. The compression pad combines with a second set of exterior straps to apply effective compression on the sacrum. A non slip gel helps keep the SI Belt in place.
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Sacroiliac (S.I.) Joint Syndrome
Medical Definition: Strain or tearing of the S.I. Joint ligaments. The S.I. Joint is the connection between your tailbone (sacrum) and pelvic bone (ilium).
Causes: Direct trauma or repetitive rotation to the lumbar spine and pelvis.
Symptoms: Pain in the lower region of the lower back which may be exaggerated by sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
Recommended Treatment: Decreased activity to allow joint to rest and heal. Conservative physical therapy program provided by a certified professional should help expedite your recovery. A S.I. Back Belt will help stabilize a loose or overly flexible S.I. Joint.