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Professor Stuart McGill uses ddd model to get his point across

Stuart McGill is a Professor of biomechanics. He has written several texbooks over his career with his latest Back Mechanic which is focused on the individual with back pain. Compared to previous books, this text is written more to the lay person while previous texts have been more to the academic audiences. As many of you know, [...]

Bending or Twisting the Spine – Which is Worse?

For decades, we have been told that low back injuries occur with bending and twisting the spine. In a recent article in Clinical Biomechanics, researchers looked at what showed more nuclear movement in the spine, comparing the two different spinal movements. The intervertebral disc is arguably the most important structural element in the spine. It [...]