2885 / TROCHANTER BELT

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Provides support for weak and unstable sacriliac joints, the lumbo-sacral joint, and pelvic fractures. Designed to be worn around the hips midway between iliac crest and trochanter. 3in / 7.5cm wide elastic with foam side panels and hook and loop closure. Features adjustable side pulls over the sacrum for added tension and stability. Unobtrusive, easy and comfortable to wear.

Indications Listed Below

• For use in cases of arthritis, joint hypermobility, and inequality of leg length 

• Can also be used for support during pregnancy 

• Provides firm support and circular compression 

• Easy to apply, comfortable to wear 

• Universally adjustable to fit most adults


Product Features

Trochanter Belt Adjustable Side Pulls

ADJUSTABLE SIDE PULLS

Adjustable side pulls over the sacral area with non-abrasive fastening technology. 

Trochanter Belt Four-Way Stretch Material

FOUR-WAY STRETCH MATERIAL

Four-way stretch material provides even compression. 


How to Measure for and Apply the Trochanter Belt

UNIVERSALLY ADJUSTABLE

TO FIT MOST ADULTS

Trochanter Belt on a man

MEASURING INSTRUCTIONS

A. Size adjustable to fit most adults. 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

1. Find the top of the leg bones, called trochanters, by placing both hands on the hips and slowly walking to feel for movement. 

2. Press the area below the waist on the front of the body to find a bony protrusion called the anterior superior iliac spine, or ASIS. 

3. Once you locate it, take the measuring tape and measure approximately 2 inches above the trochanters and below the ASIS. 

4. Position the belt at the measured position and pull it to the close tightly. 

5. Pull the two elastic bands on the sides towards the front to ensure a tight fit. 


Medical Applications

Review the accompanying chart to determine the product that best suits your needs. On the left, you will find a variety of injuries that OTC products are specifically designed to treat and prevent. On the top, you will find the product numbers of all OTC Back Products. If a red box is present where the column and row intersect, your injury or condition is treated/prevented by the associated product.

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Arthritis (Sacroiliac Joint)
Chronic Lower Back Pain
Compression Fracture
Herniated Disc
Lumbar Strain and Sprain
Occupational Lifting
Sacral Sprain and Strain
Support and Compression
Support and Stabilization
Joint Hypermobility
Inequality of Leg Length

Common Conditions of the Lower Back

Cycle through the slides below to familiarize yourself with several common conditions associated with the lower back. The conditions described below may not be treated by the specific product listed on this page. Please view the above Medical Applications Chart to determine what conditions this page's associated product treats.


THE ANATOMY OF THE LOWER BACK

The lumbar region of the spine, more commonly known as the lower back, is situated between the thoracic region of the spine and the sacrum. View the illustration, in accompaniment with the list below, to explore the anatomy of the lumbar.


A. L1 Vertebra

B. L2 Vertebra

C. L3 Vertebra

D. L4 Vertebra

E. L5 Vertebra

F. Sacrum

G. Spinal Disc

H. Sacroiliac Joint

Lower Back Anatomy Illustration

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