Super Rib Binders and Abdomenal
Bruised ribs, broken ribs
and pregnancy back pain are just some of the conditions that can be relieved
with our rib and abdomenal supports.
Recovery time for
a rib injury varies and you should see a doctor for proper x-ray diagnosis.
On average recovery time for a bruised rib injury is 3 to 4 weeks to heal. Broken
ribs take 6 to 8 weeks to heal. Symptoms of a bruised or broken rib injury are
similiar and may be pain when you breathe, move, laugh, or cough.
To help your bruised
or broken rib injury heal, your provider may recommend that you:
- Rest! Movement
may agravates the injury.
- Put an ice pack over the injured rib for 20 to 30 minutes every 3 to 4 hours
for 2 to 3 days or until the pain goes away.
- Take an anti-inflammatory or other pain medicine.
- Wear a rib belt or support, which your health care provider may suggest for
very painful injuries. These help to stabilize rib and sternum fractures by
limiting expansion through compression. The belt works as a girdle for your
chest and helps support your ribs. It limits movement of your ribs when you
cough, breathe, or move your body in other ways. This helps decrease pain. If
you wear a rib belt, your provider will give you breathing exercises to help
you avoid lung complications.
Pregnancy back pain can
be relieved with our Mother To Be belts. They relieve strain on muscles and
ligaments by transferring the weight of the abdomen to the spine where it can
be carried naturally. Relief is immediate because the belt lifts and supports
the abdomen, reducing pressure at the pelvis and improving circulation in the
legs. Pressure on the sciatic nerve, if it occurs is relieved and sciatica is
reduced within minutes.