Corsets that are used for the purpose of shaping the body are called training corsets. These corsets are not only used for the purpose of body modification but can also be used for cosmetic and medical purposes as they can help correct a twisted spine.
Corsets used for cosmetic purposes are known as waist training corsets as they help reduce the waist. Pregnant women can also use waist training corsets in their post-pregnancy period. The material from which these corsets are made is usually leather. They are made in such way that they are strong enough to mold the body.
Wearing a training corset involves some serious risks to health. For instance, if the corset is too tight, it can cause discomfort and breathing problems. Sometimes wearing a corset might push your stomach beyond the diaphragm, which can be dangerous for your health. Other health issues that are caused by wearing training corsets includes kidney problems, skin infections, and pulmonary problems.
One of the risks involved in wearing waist training corsets for young girls can be that if they start wearing the corsets before the body and muscles are properly developed, they may stop their development altogether. Therefore, it is advisable that you don’t start wearing the corset from a young age or if you are, you should only wear it for a short time.