Updated: May 4, 2020
Surgery binders, belly binders, or abdominal binders are used after surgery on the lower part of the abdomen. There are many reasons why a surgery binder can be helpful and make you feel more secure.
Why are Abdominal Binders Important?
The binder provides support and compression to the upper and lower abdomen weakened by strain or the postoperative phase of surgery. It's a compression belt that encircles your abdomen without restricting breathing or muscle redevelopment.
5 Reasons why you need a Abdominal Binder…
Surgeries performed on the lower abdomen can cause the abdomen to sag or stretch. Who.wants.that.said.no-one ever!?!?!? Compression surgery binders keep your abdomen tight. Binders help patients to avoid movement that may move stitches which can cause pain and discomfort.
Most surgery binders are designed to be worn next to the skin, under clothing, and are ‘not’ visible or noticeable at all. I wore mine over my clothes mostly because I wanted my clothing against my skin first.
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