Since 1880, corsets a have been existing. Although it is considered as a woman endowment, corset can also be worn by men. Many have used it as a beauty accessory. This is because it has been used to hold in place torsos and keep it in shape. But is this the only benefit of a corset? The garments can also be prescribed by a physician as it can be used for medical purposes. There are therefore positive effects of lacing upon the body.
An individual, man or woman can use a corset to correct body posture. Patients suffering from scoliosis has been prescribed to use it by physicians. The spine suffers a sideways curvature because of the diseases, therefore, interfering with a patients posture. When such a patients uses a corset, it presses and squeezes the spine enabling one to stand in a good posture. However, it has shown to reduce or stop the progression of a spine curving although it’s not a permanent solution. It is, therefore, a crucial medical discovery.
The fact that a corset is an important fashion accessory it makes a strong fashion statement. 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 helps a woman have the right and attractive shape known as an hourglass. Through it, many people have regained 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. For fashion purposes, one may wear the corset, under or on the cloths.
The rate of obesity in the world has increased in an alarming rate 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. This has led to medical problems due to fat bellies. Excessive abdominal fat has been linked to the increased diabetic patients especially the young generation. Waist training through a corset will help one loose belly ft. Wearing a corset makes one eat better and the weight gain is targeted in other less dangerous areas.
Wearing a corset has been known to reduces or prevent headaches and migraines. One posture improvement, prevention of slumping shoulders and soothing of the neck regions are known benefits of a corset. This are known to be the key cause of migraines and headaches. When these factors are taken care of one is therefore at low risk of migraine or headache. Apart from the corset being a fashion accessory it also has medical importance. A physician should first instruct its use.