Posture correctors, or posture braces, are devices that assist your body in maintaining a specific posture, typically to help you stand upright. For instance, it could keep your shoulders back so that your spine is in neutral alignment.
People who do not know how to stand upright or struggle to maintain an upright posture on their own may wish to use a posture corrector. The goal of a posture correcting brace is to help the user get a feel for how they should position their body and strengthen their muscles so that at some point they will not have to rely on the brace so much.
Unfortunately, posture braces are often misused and can have some side effects. Many users wear the brace for too long, leading to rashes or pain around wear the strap touches the body. People who rely entirely on the posture brace to maintain their posture can weaken their muscles if they are not actively trying to use them.
With that said, there are numerous benefits to having good posture, such as less strain on the joints, muscles, and the spine. It reduces pain in the lower back and alleviates tension. Furthermore, an upright posture can improve your mood, make you stand taller, and appear more confident.