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#1 cmackay


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Posted 10 May 2011 - 04:52 AM

i believe the correct term is abdominal binder. when i was in the hospital after my injury they had me wear a stretchy brace around my stomach, they said it helped my blood pressure and i would want to use it in the future to hold my belly in. do any of you guys use one? I got the muffin top going on right now and am wondering if it helps. I quit using it in the hospital because it would make me throw up. If any of u guys do use it, and it helps, can you point me in the direction to purchase one.

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Posted 10 May 2011 - 11:42 AM

I used one some years back when I was driving a tractor. It was a little Kubota with a flail mower on the back. It had me bouncing about so wildly that I needed the binder to hold my guts still otherwise I'd come off the tractor feeling like I'd been kicked in the guts by a full football team.

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Posted 10 May 2011 - 08:00 PM

I wore one in rehab for blood pressure but thats evened out now. I did pick up on lately because of a abdominal hernia, I haven't wore it yet because the hernia hasn't shown since then. I just looked up abdominal Binder on google shopping and there was a bunch.

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Posted 11 May 2011 - 04:18 AM

i wore one in rehab but it was somthing that i quit wearing when i came home. there were soo many new things to do or wear and took so long to get ready that i just quit wearing it. i regret it now. it helps with your breathing,posture,and holds all your organs in place. after the abs go ,the gut pooches out. not very attractive. i've tried to wear one lately and they ride up to my boobs. there are alot of them on line.
i'm not over weight but have the 'pooch'. it makes your clothes look terrible. vain--i know. but ,hey , what's one more problem . right?

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Posted 11 May 2011 - 05:18 PM

Abdominal binders come in sizes, so keep that in mind. The ones with a lumbar support have these plastic braces that run down the side. IMO, they don't do anything more than dig in your side and cause skin problems from the plastic. The less expensive, all elastic binders do the same job without the skin irritation.
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Posted 17 May 2011 - 07:35 PM

I initially used mine in the hospital due to blood pressure issues. I no longer have those issues will continue to wear it just in case, plus it helps keep your organs kept tight inside since I can no longer control my abs. I think you would crazy not to wear one just for the simple fact of what it can do and how simple it is to put on. Best of luck!
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