2882 / THERATEX LUMBOSACRAL SUPPORT

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The OTC 2882 Theratex Lumbosacral Support has a sporty, non-clinical appearance and is made from high quality knitted elastic fabric that molds around body contours. It is lightweight for cool, comfortable wear and provides natural and effective relief of lower back pain. It is tapered in front for optimum wearing comfort, and can be worn undetected under clothing. The ten inch back panel with flexible stays covers the entire lower back area for maximum therapeutic benefit. The ribbed web elastic side pulls mold around body contours for a comfortable, custom fit. The strong non-elastic front panel features non-abrasive fastening and adjustment.

Indications Listed Below

• 10” back panel with flexible stays covers lower back area for maximum therapeutic benefit

• Combination of knitted and ribbed elastic components in dynamic and varied patterns

• Strong non-elastic front panel with non-abrasive fastening and adjustment



Product Features

BACK PANEL

Back Panel

10" back panel with flexible stays covers lower back area for maximum therapeutic benefit. 

WEB ELASTIC

Web Elastic

Ribbed web elastic side pulls mold around body contours for a comfortable, custom fit. 

FRONT PANEL

Front panel

Strong non-elastic front panel with non-abrasive fastening and adjustment. 


How to Measure for and Apply the Lumbosacral Support

SIZEMEASURE AROUND THE WIDEST PART OF THE HIPS
SMALL29" - 32" (73.6 - 81.3 CM)
MEDIUM33" - 36" (83.8 - 91.4 CM)
LARGE37" - 40" (94 - 101.6 CM)
X-LARGE41" - 44" (104.1 - 111.8 CM)
2X-LARGE45" - 48" (114.3 - 121.9 CM)
3X-LARGE49" - 52" (124.5 - 132.1 CM)
4X-LARGE53" - 58" (134.6 - 147.3 CM)
LUMBOSACRAL SUPPORT Measurement Location

Measuring Instructions

A. Measure around the widest part of the hips.

Application Instructions

1. The garment should be applied in a standing position. 

2. Unfasten all closures.

3. Position the garment around the lower back so that the bottom edge is at the widest part of the hips. 

4. Use hand grip to fasten overlapping front panels. 

5. Grasp both side pull straps simultaneously and tighten for proper compressive support. 

6. Be sure that, when sitting, the garment does not bind the groin area and that it does not ride up on the torso. 

7. When properly applied, the support should fit snug but not so tight that it deeply depresses the skin.  


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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