A lumbar back brace can provide the proper support to help your constant back pain. It is important to note that back braces should only be used when necessary (lifting or bending), as using a back brace throughout the day can cause atrophy in your core muscles and cause a further progression in your degenerative changes.
The tourmaline self-heating pad needs to wear directly on your skin to get to work. The heat from the tourmaline pad may cause your skin to become red, an indication that it's working. This heat can also remain for up to 2 hours after you've taken it off. However, if you pour milk over the affected area, it will immediately dissipate the effects.