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This Posture Corrector on Amazon Has Thousands of 5-Star Reviews—But Does it Work?

This Posture Corrector on Amazon Has Thousands of 5-Star Reviews—But Does it Work? Most people assume their backand neck pain is caused by poor posture—and they’re usually right The good news is that being more aware of your posture—and taking steps to improve it—is an easy way to reduce chronic pain It’s no surprise that interest in back braces continues to grow among Amazon shoppers Amazon’s best-selling brace, the Truweo Posture Corrector, has hundreds of reviews from people who say it’s helped their posture The wearable contraption claims to correct your posture by forcing your body to sit or stand with the correct spinal alignment However, New York-based chiropractor,Jan Lefkowitz, says that these back bracesare not scientifically proven to be effective Instead, your posture is a reflectionof how stable your body is againstthe force of gravity, she said "[T]he only real way to change posture is byretraining and balancing this internalsystem of muscles and nerves," she added Still, tons of people say that they’ve had success after using a brace alone or paired with other posture-correcting efforts

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