Low back pain disorders and exposure to whole-body vibration in the workplace.

@article{Bovenzi1996LowBP,
  title={Low back pain disorders and exposure to whole-body vibration in the workplace.},
  author={Massimo Bovenzi},
  journal={Seminars in perinatology},
  year={1996},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={38-53}
}
Occupational exposure to whole-body vibration (WBV) and postural stress in a driving environment may contribute to an increased risk for low back pain (LBP) disorders. In two epidemiological studies of bus drivers and tractor drivers, LBP disorders were found to be associated with age, back accidents, cumulative WBV dose, and postural overload. A review of the literature showed that the exposure-response relationship for WBV and injuries to the lower back is not fully clarified. There is a… CONTINUE READING

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