This support is ideal for men and women needing treatment for minor back aches and pains resulting from sprains, muscle soreness and strains, cramping, or contusion (bruising) and can be used during activity or when standing or sitting for an extended period of time. Features a reusable gel pack that can be heated in the microwave for therapeutic heat or stored in the freezer for cold therapy. A mesh pocket holds the gel insert over the lower lumbar region. Plush, ventilated elastic panels are made of lightweight elastic with a unique ventilated filament stitch for cool, comfortable compression. Panels overlap and give a contouring shape over the lower lumbar region. Easy hook and loop closure for easy application and removal.