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Back Pain Prevention

How might back pain be prevented? Dr. Stuart McGill, professor of spine biomechanics and chair of the Department of Kinesiology at the University o...
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    How might back pain be prevented? Dr. Stuart McGill, professor of spine biomechanics and chair of the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo, shares his research with host Dr. Leslie Lundt regarding the mechanisms of back injury. A greater understanding of these mechanisms can help patients prevent back pain and injuries. They discuss twisting, lifting, disk hydration and stabilization. In addition, Dr. McGill talks about spine research observing athletes and their spines as they come in and out of the game.

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