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9 Preventing low back pain • Causes of back pain – spine designed to take weight along its long axis – less capable of bearing loads at an angle • Incorrect posture – standing, sitting, lying, lifting (p 157) – responsible for most back injuries – move spine as a unit - force directed along axis
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Unformatted text preview: – lumbar sacral angle should be about 41 degrees - proper lumbar lordosis - neutral spine • Optimal Chair design – recline 95-105 degrees – lumbar support – feet on support or floor – arm rest(unless it impedes movement) – inclined desk surface...
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This note was uploaded on 12/27/2011 for the course KIN 143 taught by Professor Asmundson during the Fall '09 term at Simon Fraser.

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