Rib injuries are some of the most painful injuries as the pain is experienced with every breath you take. The sharp pain is sometimes unbearable to a point where only painkillers can relieve it. Patients of rib fractures and injuries also have a high risk of developing lung and respiratory problems such as pneumonia. It is therefore important to take rib fractures and injuries very seriously. Rib belts are much like back pain braces or clavicle splints as they are designed to offer support and aid while relieving some of the pain. Rib fractures leave no room for alternative decision and only the belts can sustain posture and relieve the pain. Rib belts are thus medical devices designed to provide support and aid to those who have suffered rib fractures from accidents. They keep the rib structure in position to speed up healing and also relieve the pain.