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Title: A novel orthotic approach to the management of low back pain
Author: Kamyab, Mojtaba
Awarding Body: The University of Strathclyde
Current Institution: University of Strathclyde
Date of Award: 2008
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Abstract:
Mechanical low back pain is a common and costly medical problem. Most treatment options for low back pain have been reported to provide only short-term improvements in symptoms. Increasing the endurance of the local abdominal muscles, particularly transversus abdominis, by means of the so-called hollowing manoeuvre is a recommended method for long-term improvement in spinal stability and ultimately for prevention and alleviation of low back pain.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.501876  DOI: Not available
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