This plus-size broken rib treatment brace provides support and protection to the ribs that may be needed following a fracture, sprain, or other injury to them. It is designed to help heal and stabilize the injured or bruised ribs, while contouring to your body for maximum comfort. This rib belt is a great solution after surgery by providing compression and support to your rib cage. The road to fractured rib recovery can be a difficult, painful one. Injuries to the ribs can cause serious pain such as breathing difficulties, muscle spasms, and sharp pains when moving. Many find a rib wrap for cracked ribs to be quite helpful for the support and pain relief that it provides. Wearing a fracture rib recovery belt also can help reduce inflammation and encourage blood flow to the site, encouraging quick healing. Another great feature of this brace is that it easily worn beneath or over one's clothing. It is constructed of two three-inch wide elastic panels that are supportive but also are flexible so that they are comfortable against the skin and allow for a high degree of movement. The elastic material that is flexible, lightweight, and free of latex. When wearing a rib belt, it must fit well and not be overly snug because it will restrict circulation. One can easily apply and adjust the fit and compression of this plus-size rib belt with its hook closures. The plus size rib support fits individuals with chest circumferences 55 inches up to 75 inches. To determine what your chest circumference is, measure around your chest directly below your breasts.