What is and isn't safe about Chest Binding | TOMSCOUT Official
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Compressing the human body

is NOT what these products were designed for and using them can cause physical harm. You could have difficulty breathing and cause fluid build-up in your lungs.

Some people have broken their ribs using unsuitable products for chest binding. Even if you're lucky enough to not cause any damage, you can still impact surgery results, should you choose that as an option later on.

Common symptoms of Chest Binding inappropriately

breathing difficulty

broken ribs

upper back pain


Chest binders are designed with a tight fit

Selecting the right sizes is critical to your safety and comfort levels. If you can’t take deep breaths while wearing the binder, then it is likely to be too small for your chest and should be removed immediately.

It's still essential to give your body a break from binding if this is your first time. Our advice is NOT to use more than 6 hours daily for the first two weeks and it is very common if you feeling a little uncomfort as your body takes some time to get used to it.

A perfect fit should not be too tight or too loose. After a month of use, you would definitely felt the confidence you ever needed and of course with healthy normal respiration.

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chest binders from TOMSCOUT

A high-quality chest binder is designed to bind your chest safely, without restricting your breathing, movement, or any activities of daily living.

However, it's still possible to experience discomfort should you choose a binder that is too small.


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