Using a bra
Can anyone recommend an easy to close front bra for large breasts; the atrhritis and carpel tunnel issues make back fastening hook and eye bras very difficult to put on and my condition is detiorating
Welcome to the Versus Arthritis forum.
I note that your carpel tunnel combined with arthritis symptoms causes difficulties with fastening hook and eye bras.
I found this article on the Versus Arthritis website as a starting point for you:
I hope that other forum members will be able to provide you with further suggestions.
I use all elastic sports bras as I have osteoarthritis in my shoulder ac joint and can't wear a strap over my shoulder. I'm a 44DD and these bras seem to work for me.0
It is a right nuisance isn't it?
I use front fastening bras. You can also get pull on bras.
I did an internet search and found several makes that I can use.
Good luck with finding what is right bra for you.0
I just do mine up the wrong way round and swivel them afterwards. It's not the easiest but it works for me.
This is an old thread I remember:1
Coddfish Member Posts: 85
I am a 36H or 34HH depending on style. I have never found anything that works for me other than well designed underwired bras and ShockAbsorber sports bras, and I am very dependent on having a very tight back strap to take the load. I injured my shoulder a few years ago, and have some difficulty fastening a bra behind my back. What I usually do is turn the bra upside down and inside out, place it round me and fasten the hooks at the front under the breasts. Then I slowly rotate it round and once it’s in the right place, flip it up. This magically puts it, and everything else, in the right place. I ordered a front fastening bra once, but the contortions to keep large breasts in place in it whist also trying to do it up were beyond me, and it went back.2
I have as many problems trying to help, front loaders seem to way to go at least to save me helping. There are a few firms making custom garments that assist? There is the issue of wire under supports which are uncomfortable?
it’s a grin, honest!0
I had to pop in here to see why Airwave needs to wear such undergarments! Now i see why - he is helping!0
its a grin, honest!0
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