When your back is hurting and you just want the pain to go away, a back brace might be the right answer for you.
But the pain doesn’t just last during your waking hours. It goes on well into the time that you sleep, making you toss and turn and wake up in the middle of the night.
I’ve been there before. Shoot, it’s what prompted me to write this article!
You wanted to know if wearing a back brace weakens your muscles.
It’s a good question and is something I considered when getting my first back brace.