Archive for January, 2019
Warm and form back braces are often prescribed by physicians. Many people contact us with new prescriptions and they don’t know what to do with them. Insurance companies do not reimburse for warm and form back supports so Durable Medical Equipment suppliers like pharmacies and surgical supply stores usually do not have these products in their facilities. Neither do doctors. So this leaves patients with very few options to get their scripts filled. People contact us with scripts for orthopedic braces and supports they don’t know how to get. Many turn to the internet. The problem is that warm and form back brace requires some assembly. The back panel have to be heat-molded to each person’s lower back. Most patients aren’t capable of doing this at home. It’s easy to order the brace but it’s tough to fit them.
The answer is to ask your doctor to write a script for newer technology. There are more comfortable, more substantial back braces available that health insurance regularly pays certified professional to fit patients with. Check out this back brace: