Corset wearing for chronic back pain – Focus on Hypermobility (Ehlers Danlos Syndrome)
June 12, 2014
Great article about using corsets for chronic back pain.
An informative read about one person’s creative use of corsets to manage the pain she experiences having Ehlers Danlos syndrome.
This is just one example of a health seeker finding a way for medical prescription to fit in with their own identity. Rather than the medical corsets or supports that are available, Jo has considered physical function and realised that the corset can also achieve this as well as considering the psychological and social factors of wellbeing of wearing an object that does not scream “medical” or “sick” at anyone seeing it.