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Table 4 Guidelines for size and density choice of orthosis by breast cup-size, as suggested (X), optional (O), and to avoid (white)

From: Orthosis reduces breast pain and mechanical forces through natural and augmented breast tissue in women lying prone

  Orthosis size-1 Orthosis size-2 Orthosis size-3
Breast cup size SSoft Soft Med Firm SSoft Soft Med Firm SSoft Soft Med Firm
A+ X X X X O O O      
B+ X X X X X O O O     
C+ O O X X X X X X O O   
D+     X X X X X X O O O
E+      X X X X X X X O
F+          X X X X
G+          X X X X
H+           X X X
  1. Ssoft, supersoft; Med, medium.
  2. The orthosis of supersoft density was not used in this trial.