Back Braces for Ankylosing Spondylitis: Do They Work? – Verywell Health


Ankylosing Spondylitis

Back Braces for Ankylosing Spondylitis: Do They Work?


Lindsay Curtis

Lindsay Curtis

Lindsay Curtis is a health writer with over 20 years of experience in writing health, science & wellness-focused articles. 

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Published on November 28, 2022

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Laura Campedelli, PT, DPT

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Laura Campedelli, PT, DPT

Laura Campedelli, PT, DPT, is a physical therapist with experience in hospital-based acute care and outpatient therapy with both children and adults.

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  • Using a Back Brace for AS

  • Other Assistive Devices

  • Accessing Aids & Tools

  • Frequently Asked Questions

If you have ankylosing spondylitis (AS), you may have heard that a back brace could help reduce back pain and maintain good posture. While temporary bracing can support the spine to control your pain, it is [...]

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