Body support devices are used to treat physical injuries, illnesses, or disabilities by supporting the body in a way that reduces pain and prevents further injury.
Common benefits of body support devices include increasing blood circulation, reducing swelling, increased flexibility, increased strength, greater independence with mobility assistance device use, weight-bearing relief, postural alignment, balance, and gait training.
There are many different types of body support that work for different parts of the body. The most common are knee-high compression socks which provide lower leg muscle relief.
Other popular products include back braces, waist trimmers, corsets, postural products, and much more.