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I've read on here a lot of you guys were given stomach braces to support you during recovery! Unfortunately my surgeon didn't do this and i've been feeling really unsupported! This morning I decided to put out a dreaded pair of Spanx to see if that would help! The difference is amazing! I feel like a totally different person! It gives me that tiny bit of extra support I need to help me more around and walk without feeling so heavy! I was so excited to burn all my spanx once i lost weight but im glad i didn't yet because they are definitely a life saver right now!

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That would be good feedback to your surgeon during a follow up. I was lucky enough to be given a binder and it does make all the difference.

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I discovered this as well when i had a lap band fitted and am going to use it when i have my sleeve done i can vouch for the fact that it works. Pippinleicester.

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Does a binder help with lower back pain?

(I've never used one. Frankly, don't even know what one looks like.)

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Do you take it off daily? Where did you get it? I did not get one at the time of surgery either and I may try it . I am already 5 weeks out but catch myself trying to protect my tummy.

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