Possible mechanisms for the reduction of low back pain associated with standing on a sloped surface.

@article{Gallagher2013PossibleMF,
  title={Possible mechanisms for the reduction of low back pain associated with standing on a sloped surface.},
  author={Kaitlin M. Gallagher and Alexander K. C. Wong and Jack P. Callaghan},
  journal={Gait & posture},
  year={2013},
  volume={37 3},
  pages={
          313-8
        }
}
Prolonged standing in an occupational setting has long been associated with the development of low back pain. In response to this, researchers have investigated various interventions that can alleviate low back pain and discomfort, such as anti-fatigue mats, shoe insoles, and more recently, sloped platforms. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of a sloped surface on kinematics and trunk muscle thickness during quiet and prolonged occupational standing. Eleven participants… CONTINUE READING

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