13
Jul

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Abdominal bracing affects kinematics during functional tasks

Rehabilitation specialists around the world advocate activating the abdominal wall muscles in order to enhance spinal stability and prevent injuries to the low back, pelvis and lower limbs. It is […]

09
Jun

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A plausible, alternate hypothesis for patient reports of asymmetries within the pelvis

The existence of positional faults of the intra-pelvic joints (sacroiliac joints, symphysis pubis) resulting in pelvic asymmetries remains a hotly debated topic amongst clinicians and researchers in the field of […]

27
May

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Cognitive Functional Therapy for chronic low back pain: The patients’ perspective

Samantha Bunzli of the Pain-Ed team recently discussed a qualitative paper by the Pain-Ed group on www.bodyinmind.org regarding the mechanisms by which a promising therapy for pain (CFT) works. That post is […]

08
Apr

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Back pain beliefs are related to the impact of low back pain

A developing area of research related to low back pain (LBP) is the impact of back pain beliefs (BPBs) on disability. BPBs have been found to be a significant modifiable […]

16
Mar

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Searching for the perfect chair for people with low back pain

Even though sitting for long periods might have negative effects on our overall health, it does not appear to be a major cause of getting low back pain (LBP). Nevertheless, […]