Designed to correct poor posture by gently holding the shoulders back in proper position. Elastic side panels provide support compression to stabilize the abdominal and lumbar regions for improved posture and alignment. The soft laminate body material is comfortable against the skin, and ventilated elastic side panels are breathable to keep the skin cool. Bendable aluminum stays can be removed and shaped as necessary to contour the back. Crisscross plush elastic shoulder straps prevent pinching of the skin and increase adjustability. May be worn under clothing, while sitting or during activity to correct and control poor positioning or posture. Minimizes the "stooped" posture often asociated with osteoporosis.