brace for conducting
I am a conductor who has been suffering from an unusual (and still undiagnosed) illness for nearly 3 years. Among other things, my muscles fatigue very quickly and become increasingly painful and a bit clumsy the more I use them. Even just sitting up for a few hours makes my back and neck muscles hurt.
I rest a lot and seek out accomodations to help me remain as active as possible. For example, when conducting, I remain seated and change arms whenever one arm gets too tired/painful to use.
I'm interested in purchasing a back brace to wear when I conduct and would like help selecting an appropriate one. (Would the Lumbo-Thoracic Support be good?) I'd like something with strong support but slight flexibility so I don't appear stiff.
Thank you for your assistance.
Posted By Annette on June 23, 2008 at 22:21:19:
||Supports and limits the motion of the IP, MP and CMC joints as well as the wrist. Supports the injured or painful wrist and thumb.
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