Marras, W.S., Lavender, S.A., Leurgens, S.E., et al. (1993) The role of dynamic
three-dimensional trunk motion in occupationally related low back disorders: The
effects of workplace factors, trunk position and trunk motion characteristics on risk
Author: McGill, Stuart M.
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Low Back Disorders, Third Edition, written by internationally recognized low back specialist Stuart McGill, guides readers through the assessment and treatment of low back pain, providing evidence-based research on the best methods of rehabilitation and prevention of future injury.
In this enhanced e-book with integrated video, internationally recognized low back specialist Stuart McGill presents the research and applications of back anatomy and biomechanics to build effective prevention and rehabilitation programs ...
Author: McGill, Stuart M.
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Low Back Disorders, Third Edition (Enhanced Version), guides professionals and students through the assessment and treatment of low back pain, providing evidence-based research on the best methods of rehabilitation and prevention of future injury. In this enhanced e-book with integrated video, internationally recognized low back specialist Stuart McGill presents the research and applications of back anatomy and biomechanics to build effective prevention and rehabilitation programs for patients or clients. This third edition of Low Back Disorders contains all of the essential tools for those with low back maladies. Strong foundational information on anatomy and injury mechanisms guide users through the essential functions of the structures of the low back and related tissues, and common misconceptions about pain and discomfort are addressed and corrected. The enhanced version provides 17 fully integrated video to showcase various exercises for rehabilitation and strength, providing guidance and recommendations for individualized strategies. The text also contains detailed insights into injury assessment by an extensively expanded set of tests with accompanying instructions. In addition to offering strategies for relieving and potentially eliminating pain, the text provides insight into the conditions and environments that may initially cause back pain and makes recommendations on reducing these influences so that clients can be pain free. Alongside the instructive videos integrated directly into the content, this enhanced e-book contains more than 500 photos, graphs, and charts on anatomy, biomechanics, and assessments; 50 tests and exercises with step-by-step instructions are available to aid users in developing successful programs for patients and clients. In addition to the evidence-based foundation of this edition, the following enhancements have been made: Completely updated information and streamlined chapter organization ensure that practitioners use best clinical practices.Practical checklists throughout the enhanced e-book provide easy access to testing and assessment clinical techniques and information. Practical Applications boxes provide clinical information to aid users in understanding concepts and theory. Low Back Disorders, Third Edition (Enhanced Version), contains essential research and corresponding clinical applications in a clear and organized format. Part I introduces the functional anatomy and biomechanics of the lumbar spine. It also presents epidemiological studies on low back disorders and dispels common myths of lumbar spine stability. Part II reviews risk factors for low back disorders and common prevention methods, with specific attention paid to reducing workplace risk factors. Part III explains evaluating and diagnosing clients and developing exercise and rehabilitation programs. Specific exercises that are proven to enhance performance and reduce pain are also explained. Evidence-based research and cutting-edge application strategies from a leading spine specialist in North America make Low Back Disorders, Third Edition (Enhanced Edition), the authoritative text for the examination and rehabilitation of the low back. Its approach to back care will lead professionals and students alike in developing intervention, rehabilitation, and prevention programs to understand how to address the unique needs of each patient or client.
The book describes in detail the discogenic pathology that is the predominant factor in impairment and clarifies current concepts on the causes of spinal instability.
Author: Rene Cailliet
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Written by an expert renowned for his lucid, well-illustrated explanations of complex pain syndromes, Low Back Disorders: A Medical Enigma provides a clear understanding of the mechanisms underlying functional impairment of the spine. Using 100 new original drawings, Dr. Cailliet demonstrates the functional anatomy and biomechanics of the spine and explains how impaired biomechanics cause symptoms. The book describes in detail the discogenic pathology that is the predominant factor in impairment and clarifies current concepts on the causes of spinal instability. Dr. Cailliet thoroughly reviews treatment options and their physiological basis and offers recommendations on nonsurgical treatment of low back symptoms. Compatibility:
CHAPTER 1 : INTRODUCTION I. Low back disorders : magnitude of the problem
Low back pain ( LBP ) is a frequently occurring health problem that imposes an
enormous burden on individuals and society . Fifty to eighty percent of people will
Because today's patients expect their clinicians to possess an in-depth understanding of available treatments, this text covers the broad spectrum of clinical options currently available.
Author: Craig E. Morris
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
Comprehensive multidisciplinary text for low back conditions. Because today's patients expect their clinicians to possess an in-depth understanding of available treatments, this text covers the broad spectrum of clinical options currently available. From chiropractic to osteopathy, from medicine to physical therapy, from occupational medicine to evidence-based health care, from psychology to surgery, from pain medicine to manipulation, from post-surgical rehabilitation to end-stage training of elite athletes, this textbook brings all the specialists together to allow clinicians direct access to state-of-the art standards of practice from a single source.
The book addresses all major schools on low back pain so the reader can compare modalities and select the best treatment. It also includes chapters on strength testing, intensive rehabilitation approach and exercise.
Author: Lance T. Twomey
Category: Back Pain
Considers the current understanding and function of the lower lumbar spine and describes the ageing process and pathological change due to trauma and disease. The book addresses all major schools on low back pain so the reader can compare modalities and select the best treatment. It also includes chapters on strength testing, intensive rehabilitation approach and exercise. Other topics covered include: structure and function of the lumber spine; innervation and low back pain; examination of low back pain disorders; conservative approaches to treatment; ergonomics; and rational for physical therapy for back pain. The book emphasized the importance of preventing back injury through an educated approach to life-style, work and sports.
Clinical Reasoning in Spine Pain, Volume I: Primary Management of Low Back Disorders Using the CRISP Protocols, by internationally recognized clinician, author, and researcher Dr. Donald R. Murphy is a book for chiropractors, physical ...
Author: Donald R Murphy, Dr
Clinical Reasoning in Spine Pain, Volume I: Primary Management of Low Back Disorders Using the CRISP Protocols, by internationally recognized clinician, author, and researcher Dr. Donald R. Murphy is a book for chiropractors, physical therapists, medical doctors, and other professionals as well as students who study, treat, and care for people with low back disorders. Unlike most medical texts, granular detail is replaced with a practical, evidence-based approach designed for real-world application. It gives clinicians and students a concise means to integrate disparate findings, organize clinical data, form a diagnosis, and design an effective management strategy. Murphy explains his unique approach to patient care with the Clinical Reasoning in Spine Pain(tm) (CRISP(tm)) protocols, an evidence-based, patient-centered, and relationship-oriented approach to diagnosis and management.
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Author: Shrawan Kumar
Publisher: CRC Press
Safety or comfort? Can you truly have one without the other? Is it feasible to have both? Although by no means the only factor, a deep understanding of biomechanics plays a leading role in the design of work and workplaces that are both pain and injury free. Standing firmly on the foundation built by the previous edition, the second edition of Biom
With a unique, multidisciplinary perspective that shows how various influences or risk factors can be considered collectively, The Working Back: A Systems View: Explains basic concepts in anatomy and physiology that are essential to ...
Author: William S. Marras
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
A systems approach to understanding and minimizing the causes of low back pain in the workplace Low back pain affects 80% of the population at some point during their lifetime; it is responsiblefor over 40% of the compensation costs for work-related injuries. This book provides an understanding of the mechanisms influencing low back pain in the workplace and indicates how low back pain might be prevented, saving employers extraordinary amounts in medical costs and protecting workers from the most common on-the-job injury. With a unique, multidisciplinary perspective that shows how various influences or risk factors can be considered collectively, The Working Back: A Systems View: Explains basic concepts in anatomy and physiology that are essential to understanding and preventing low back pain Provides a systems perspective on the occupational causes of back pain, not only addressing factors such as spine loading, but also considering the potential impact of psychosocial and organizational interactions, genetics, and physiology Discusses implementing preventive engineering and administrative controls and integrating risk interventions into the workplace Offers an expert analysis of current medical research on low back pain in one comprehensive, accessible reference This book gives readers the knowledge to assess a work environment and prescribe effective interventions. It is a hands-on reference for ergonomists, manufacturing engineers, process engineers, industrial engineers and managers, safety engineers, nurses, therapists, chiropractors, physicians, and workers with back pain. It is also an excellent resource for graduate or undergraduate students of kinesiology, physiology, ergonomics, physical therapy, nursing, industrial design, engineering, and general medicine.
Release on 2001-05-24 | by National Research Council
This book presents the latest information on the prevalence, incidence, and costs of musculoskeletal disorders and identifies factors that influence injury reporting.
Author: National Research Council
Publisher: National Academies Press
Category: Business & Economics
Every year workers' low-back, hand, and arm problems lead to time away from jobs and reduce the nation's economic productivity. The connection of these problems to workplace activities-from carrying boxes to lifting patients to pounding computer keyboards-is the subject of major disagreements among workers, employers, advocacy groups, and researchers. Musculoskeletal Disorders and the Workplace examines the scientific basis for connecting musculoskeletal disorders with the workplace, considering people, job tasks, and work environments. A multidisciplinary panel draws conclusions about the likelihood of causal links and the effectiveness of various intervention strategies. The panel also offers recommendations for what actions can be considered on the basis of current information and for closing information gaps. This book presents the latest information on the prevalence, incidence, and costs of musculoskeletal disorders and identifies factors that influence injury reporting. It reviews the broad scope of evidence: epidemiological studies of physical and psychosocial variables, basic biology, biomechanics, and physical and behavioral responses to stress. Given the magnitude of the problem-approximately 1 million people miss some work each year-and the current trends in workplace practices, this volume will be a must for advocates for workplace health, policy makers, employers, employees, medical professionals, engineers, lawyers, and labor officials.
The lumbar level A Introduction Low back problems are extraordinarily common.
Virtually every person is affected at some point during their life. Low back
problems are the second-most common reason for a symptom-related visit to a ...
Author: J. D. Bartleson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
An essential, one-stop reference guide to the evaluation and treatment of patients with cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine disease. Based on a course taught by these highly respected authors at the American Academy of Neurology's Annual Meeting, this volume gives concise descriptions of the anatomy of spine conditions; neurologic and physical findings; advice on diagnostic tests and when to order them; and medical and surgical treatment options. Commonly performed spinal procedures are also described, including the rapidly changing field of minimally invasive surgery. Pitfalls of evaluating and treating spine patients are highlighted, along with advice on how to approach the patient who does not improve or worsens after spine surgery. Spine Disorders: Medical and Surgical Management is an essential purchase for all practitioners in this field.
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Author: Jeanne Mager Stellman
Publisher: International Labour Organization
Category: Electronic books
Revised and expanded, this edition provides comprehensive coverage of occupational health and safety. A new CD-ROM version is available which provides the benefits of computer-assisted search capabilities.
Abstract : Purpose: Work-related low back disorders (LBDs) are prevalent among rebar workers although their causes remain uncertain.
Abstract : Purpose: Work-related low back disorders (LBDs) are prevalent among rebar workers although their causes remain uncertain. The purpose of this study is to examine the self-reported discomfort and spinal biomechanics (muscle activity and spinal kinematics) experienced by rebar workers. Design/methodology/approach: In all, 20 healthy male participants performed simulated repetitive rebar lifting tasks with three different lifting weights, using either a stoop ( n = 10) or a squat ( n = 10) lifting posture, until subjective fatigue was reached. During these tasks, trunk muscle activity and spinal kinematics were recorded using surface electromyography and motion sensors, respectively. Findings: A mixed-model, repeated measures analysis of variance revealed that an increase in lifting weight significantly increased lower back muscle activity at L3 level but decreased fatigue and time to fatigue (endurance time) ( p