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Low Back Pain and Leg Length Discrepancy

Research Update: Rannisto, S., Okuloff, A., Uitti, J., Paananen, M., Rannisto, P.-H., Malmivaara, A., & Karppinen, J. (2015). LLD is associated with low back pain among those who must stand while working. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 16(1), 110. Low back pain is a pervasive problem that plagues a huge percentage of the population. Researchers and clinicians […]

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Understanding Sacroiliac Movement

In most joints principles of movement and joint function are relatively easy to picture and understand. However, in the sacroiliac (SI) joint, mechanics and function are more complex. Yet, it is still important to comprehend how the joint works in order to accurately evaluate function or pathological problems. There is very little motion that occurs […]

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Hazards of Thumb Overuse

Updated 01/03/2024 Introduction Modern society requires a great deal of repetitive thumb use, especially from texting on mobile devices. A recent study investigated the frequency of text messaging among university students and found that close to half of these students were sending an average of 50 text messages per day. Many of them were experiencing […]

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