Corsets are garments that have existed since the 1880 s. Although it is considered as a woman endowment, corset can also be worn by men. It has been used as a beauty accessory by many. It has been used to keeps in pace the torso enhancing its shape hence the reason for this. But is this the only benefit of a corset? A physician can give a prescription of the corset as it is used for medical purposes. There are therefore different beneficial effects on the body that results from lacing up.
Correction of the body posture of an individual be it, man or woman, can be done using a corset. Physicians has instructed patients living with scoliosis to use it. The disease interferes with a patients posture as it makes the spine curve sideways. When such a patients uses a corset, it presses and squeezes the spine enabling one to stand in a good posture. Although it is not a lasting solution, it has helped diminish the curving or stop further curving. It is, therefore, a crucial medical discovery.
A strong fashion statement is made in a corset as it is a major and important fashion accessory. Many camera appearance in the entertainment industry are enhanced using the corset by many celebrities. Any woman with a good fashion taste can also use it apart from the celebrities. It makes one seem to have an hourglass shape which is viewed as the right and attractive shape of a woman. It has helped many people in gaining back their self-esteem. People with both gender physic has also benefited from the fashion piece. It helps clench their waistline giving them a more feminine look. As a fashion piece corset is usually worn under the cloths or on the outside.
There has been an alarming rate of obesity cases especially in the 21st century. Some of the causes of this is the lack of exercise, intake of a lot of unprocessed food, stress, and some health problems. Due to this, many are at medical risks due to the belly fat. The number of diabetic patients especially the young people can be linked to the excess abdominal fat. One may lose the belly fat through waist training using a corset. One will therefore east better and control weight gain to targeted areas that are less dangerous by using a corset.
Headaches and migraines can be prevented or minimized by wearing a corset. This is on the evidence that the corset improves stance, prevent drooping shoulders and sooths the neck. Migraines and headaches are known to be caused by his. The risks of migraines and headaches are minimal when the factor causing them are prevented or minimized. Conclusively, a corset is not only a fashion piece, but also has its medical benefits. However its use should be after instructions from a physician.