Associations between physical or psychosocial risk factors and work-related musculoskeletal disorders in construction workers based on literature in the last 20 years: A systematic review

Goal of the Study? This article [1. Associations between physical or psychosocial risk factors and work-related musculoskeletal disorders in construction workers based on literature in the last 20 years: A systematic review] is a systematic review that aims to summarize the prevalence rates of working related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs) and measure the associations between [...]

The Audible Release – Investigating the Cracking Joint

A cracking joint (audible release) has been at the chiropractic profession's foundation for over a century. It is performed on patients daily across the world in the management of spinal pain. However, what is the deal with the mechanism? Where is the sound coming from? As a chiropractic student between 1996 and 2000, I [...]

High Level Athletes Appear to Develop Spine Degeneration

Does it come to any surprise that high-level athletes have spine disc degeneration? I found it quite revealing that a paper in BMJ Open Sport and Excercise Medicine [1. Evaluation of spine MRIs in athletes participating in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Olympic Games ] revealed in a retrospective study that a high number [...]

Sedentary Behavior During Working Hours Leads to Less Activity During Leisure Time

A study involving 210 full-time office workers in the United Kingdom examined levels of sedentary and physical behaviors within and outside of daily working hours and found that most of the subjects spent between 60-68 percent of their working and non-working hours in sedentary postures. Workers spent 71 percent of each workday being sedentary. Workers [...]

Hypermobility and Back Pain – Stability Exercises to Wind Down Pain

Hypermobility is common in the generation of back pain. Research has been revealing this for many years and recently I developed a model to help the patient see what it means to have excessive motion within the spine. Stuart McGill endorses the models I craft because it brings the research to the patients. It helps [...]

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