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Assessment of stresses in the cervical spine caused by posture and position of the head.

@article{Hansraj2014AssessmentOS,
  title={Assessment of stresses in the cervical spine caused by posture and position of the head.},
  author={Kenneth K. Hansraj},
  journal={Surgical technology international},
  year={2014},
  volume={25},
  pages={
          277-9
        }
}
  • K. Hansraj
  • Published 1 November 2014
  • Medicine
  • Surgical technology international
Preamble. Billions of people are using cell phone devices on the planet, essentially in poor posture. The purpose of this study is to assess the forces incrementally seen by the cervical spine as the head is tilted forward, into worsening posture. This data is also necessary for cervical spine surgeons to understand in the reconstruction of the neck. 
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